5 Yen, Japan, 1903

5 Yen, Japan, 1903

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yen coin, proof
Japan, 1903
Obverse Image: Sunburst superimposed on sacred mirror, legends around border, denomination separated by paulownia crests
Obverse Text: Romanization: N/A (Translation: Year 36 of Meiji Great Japan 5 Yen)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, chrysanthemum above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / YEN (Translation: Five Yen)
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 17 mm; 1/16 in x 21/32 in
ID Number
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Credit Line
Paul A. Straub
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East Asian Coins
Paul A. Straub Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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