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1 Rin, Japan, 1883

1 Rin, Japan, 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) rin coin
Japan, 1883
Obverse Image: Chrysanthemum Flower Seal in the center surrounded by text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / ROKU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 1 / RIN (Translation: Year 16 of Meiji Great Japan 1 Rin)
Reverse Image: Big kanji for the denomination.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / RIN (Translation: 1 Rin).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1883
place made
Japan
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.5 mm x 15.5 mm; 1/32 in x 5/8 in
ID Number
2017.0116.368
catalog number
2017.0116.368
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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