50 Sen, Japan, 1925

50 Sen, Japan, 1925

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 sen coin
Japan, 1925
Obverse Image: Sunburst in center flanked by cherry blossoms, authority on top, date on bottom, all within sacred mirror.
Obverse Text: Romanization:DAI / NIHON / TAISHO / JU / SHI / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Taisho year 14)
Reverse Image: Vertical value and denomination flanked by phoenix, paulownia crest flanked by karakusa sprigs, chrysanthemum on top.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / SEN (Translation: Fifty Sen)
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/16 in x 15/16 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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