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1 Koban, Japan, 1837

1 Koban, Japan, 1837

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Description (Brief)
One (1) koban coin, Tenpo
Japan, 1837
Obverse Image: A fan-shaped Kiri crest, a square panel with the value, a square panel with the signature of the Mint Official, and another fan-shaped Kiri crest.
Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / RYO / MITSUTSUGU (Translation: One Ryo Mitsutsugu).
Reverse Image: Butter-fly-like signature, and various other characters, the stamps of mint officials.
Reverse Text: [Needs Translation]
General Information: Value 1 Ryo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
date made
1837
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 60 mm x 32 mm x 1 mm; 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
2017.0060.2822
catalog number
2017.0060.2822
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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