2 Shu Gin, Japan, 1859

2 Shu Gin, Japan, 1859

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 shu gin coin
Japan, 1859
Obverse Image: A Fundo, a conventional symbol for an official weight, an incuse stamp, the mint, and the name of the mint official.
Obverse Text: Romanization:? / JOZE / GIN / ZA (Translation: Guaranteed Ginza (Silver Mint) Joze (Mint Official) ).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: NI / SHU / GIN (Translation: two silver shu).
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 28.5 mm x 17 mm x 3 mm; 1 1/8 in x 21/32 in x 1/8 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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