5 Yen, Japan, 1948

5 Yen, Japan, 1948

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 yen coin
Japan, 1948
Obverse Image: Pigeon within circle with authority on top, date below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / SHOWA / NI / JU / SAN / NEN (Translation: Japan, Showa Year 23)
Reverse Image: The National Diet Building within circle flanked by value and denomination, all within wreath.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / EN (Translation: 5 Yen)
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overall: 1.5 mm x 22 mm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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