2 Shu Gin, Japan, 1859

2 Shu Gin, Japan, 1859

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 shu gin coin
Japan, 1859
Obverse Image: A Fundo, a conventional symbol for an official weight, an incuse stamp, the mint, and the name of the mint official.
Obverse Text: Romanization:? / JOZE / GIN / ZA (Translation: Guaranteed Ginza (Silver Mint) Joze (Mint Official) ).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: NI / SHU / GIN (Translation: two silver shu).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1859
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 mm x 17.5 mm x 3 mm; 1 5/32 in x 11/16 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.10972.900
catalog number
10972.900
accession number
10972
collector/donor number
900
Credit Line
Capron, Horace
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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