50 Sen, Japan, 1909

50 Sen, Japan, 1909

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 sen coin
Japan, 1909
Obverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by a ring of sakuras and text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHI / JU / NI / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 50 / SEN (Translation: Year 42 of Meiji Great Japan 50 Sen).
Reverse Image: On either side of the value are branches of Paulownia Flower (left) and Chrysanthemum Flower (Right).
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / SEN (Translation: Fifty Sen).
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 27 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/16 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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