5 Sen, Japan, 1891

5 Sen, Japan, 1891

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1891
Obverse Image: Value within beaded circle, legends around border.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / NI / JU / SHI / NEN / GO / DAI / NIHON (Translation: Year 24 of Meiji, 5, Great Japan).
Reverse Image: Chrysanthemum crest.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN / 5 / SEN (Translation: 5 sen, 5 sen).
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 20.5 mm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
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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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