5 Sen, Japan, 1936

5 Sen, Japan, 1936

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1936
Obverse Image: Flourishes around center hole with authority and date surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / SHOWA / JU / ICHI / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Showa year 11).
Reverse Image: Bird with wings spread below hole in center with rays of sun on upper 1/2 of border with chrysanthemum flanked by value.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: 5 Sen).
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Physical Description
nickel (overall material)
overall: 1.3 mm x 19 mm; 1/16 in x 3/4 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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