50 Sen, Japan, 1898

50 Sen, Japan, 1898

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 sen
Japan,1898
Obverse Image: Entwined dragon surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / JU / ICHI / DAI / NIHON / 50 SEN (Translation: Year 31 of Meiji Great Japan 50 Sen).
Reverse Image: Value (in Japanese kanji text) surrounded by wreath and stylized chrysanthemum flower (Imperial Seal of Japan).
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / SEN (Translation: 50 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1898
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 31 mm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU52549
catalog number
NU52549
accession number
161590
Credit Line
Paul A. Straub
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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