5 Sen, Japan, 1918

5 Sen, Japan, 1918

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1918
Obverse Image: Image of sacred mirror with Kanji above and below; hole through center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / TAISHO / SHICHI / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Taisho year 7).
Reverse Image: Value (in Japanese kanji text) with stylized chrysanthemum flower (Imperial Seal of Japan) at top and branches of the Paulownia Flower below; hole through center.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: 5 Sen).
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Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 20.5 mm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in
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Credit Line
Jaeschke, Carl H.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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