1 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, 1854 - 1860

1 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, 1854 - 1860

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Description (Brief)
One (1) bu ban kin coin,
Japan, 1854 - 1860
Obverse Image: Kiri crests top and bottom, in the center the value.
Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / BU (Translation: One bu).
Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature
Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)
Currently not on view
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date made
1854 - 1860
place made
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 16 mm x 10 mm x 2 mm; 5/8 in x 13/32 in x 3/32 in
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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