100 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1976

100 Yen, Specimen, Japan, 1976

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 100 yen coin, specimen
Japan, 1976
Obverse Image: Imperial Palace and Niju Bridge surrounded by Japanese characters.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / HYAKU / EN (Translation: Japan, One Hundred Yen).
Reverse Image: Chrysanthemum in center flanked by phoenix with inscription above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: 100 / EN / SHOWA / 51 / NEN / HIROHITO / SHOWA / TENNO (Translation: 100 Yen Showa year 51, Hirohito Showa Emperor).
General Information: Specimen no. 233
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 30 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/16 in
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Credit Line
The Bank of Japan
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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