5 Sen, Japan, 1940

5 Sen, Japan, 1940

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1940
Obverse Image: Bird with wings spread with authority on top and date below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / SHOWA / JU / GO / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Showa Year 15)
Reverse Image: Chrysanthemum within clouds with value above and below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: Five Sen)
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 19 mm; 1/16 in x 3/4 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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