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100 Mon, Japan, 1861 - 1863

100 Mon, Japan, 1861 - 1863

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 100 mon coin
Japan, 1861 - 1863
Obverse Image: Four Kanji characters read from top to bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: BUN / KYU / TSU / HO (Translation: Current Treasure of the Bunkyu).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TO / HYAKU / MON (Translation: A Hundred Mon).
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1861 - 1863
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 47 mm x 30.5 mm x 2.5 mm; 1 27/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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