100 Mon, Japan, 1848 - 1853 (authenticity in question)

100 Mon, Japan, 1848 - 1853 (authenticity in question)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 100 mon coin (authenticity in question)
Japan, 1848 - 1853
Obverse Image: Four Kanji characters read from top to bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MORI / OKA / DO / YAMA (Translation: Morioka Copper Mine).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TO / HYAKU / MON (Translation: A Hundred Mon).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1848 - 1853
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 47.4 mm x 31.7 mm x 2.5 mm; 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.13669
catalog number
66.13669
accession number
268682
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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