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Bunkyu Eiho, Japan, 1863

Bunkyu Eiho, Japan, 1863

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Description (Brief)
One (1) bunkyu eiho coin, Mutsuhito, Emperor Meiji
Japan, 1863
Obverse Image: Kanji read top, bottom, right, left, small wirting and small size.
Obverse Text: Romanization: BUN / KYU / EI / HO (Translation: Eternal Treasure of the Bunkyu Era).
Reverse Image: Eleven waves.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Narrow rim around coin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1863
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 mm x 27 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.301
catalog number
2017.0116.301
accession number
2017.0116
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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