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5 Rin, Japan, 1919

5 Rin, Japan, 1919

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 rin coin
Japan, 1919
Obverse Image: Pawlonia flower (symbol of the Prime Minister's office and the Japanese government).
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / HACHI / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Taisho year 8).
Reverse Image: Denomination in a circular Floral design.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / RIN (Translation: Five Rin).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1919
place made
Japan
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 18.9 mm; 1/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
2017.0116.348
catalog number
2017.0116.348
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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