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.
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
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Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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