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10 Sen, Japan, 1874

10 Sen, Japan, 1874

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 sen coin, proof
Japan, 1874
Obverse Image: Dragon circling surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHICHI / DAI / NIHON / 10 / SEN (Translation: Year 7 of Meiji Great Japan 10 Sen).
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: JU / SEN (Translation: Ten Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1874
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 18 mm; 1/32 in x 23/32 in
ID Number
NU.10972.897
collector/donor number
897
catalog number
10972.897
accession number
10972
Credit Line
Capron, Horace
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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