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Kanei Tsuho, Japan, 1668

Kanei Tsuho, Japan, 1668

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Description (Brief)
One (1) kanei tsuho coin, Shogun Tokugawa Ietsuna
Japan, 1668
Obverse Image: Kanji read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KAN / EI / TSU / HO (Translation: Currency of the Kanei period).
Reverse Image: Mintmark at top.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BUN (For Edo (modern day Tokyo).
General Information: Cast from fragments of Daibutsu erected by Hideyori, cast down by an earthquake 1662.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1668
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.289
catalog number
2017.0116.289
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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