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50 Sen, Japan, 1905

50 Sen, Japan, 1905

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 sen
Japan, 1905
Obverse Image: Entwined dragon surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / JU / HACHI / DAI / NIHON / 50 SEN (Translation: Year 38 of Meiji Great Japan 50 Sen).
Reverse Image: Value (in Japanese kanji text) surrounded by wreath and stylized chrysanthemum flower (Imperial Seal of Japan).
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / SEN (Translation: 50 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1905
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 31 mm; 1/16 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
2017.0060.2786
catalog number
2017.0060.2786
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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