5 Momme, Japan, 1765

5 Momme, Japan, 1765

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 momme coin, Emperor Go Sakuramachi
Japan, 1765
Obverse Image: The name of the hereditary official of the silver mint of the Tokugawa family.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TSUNE / ZE (Translation: Joze (or Always)).
Reverse Image: Moji as opposed to uniscribed ingots.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BUN / JI / GIN / GO / MOMME (Translation: Silver 5 Momme).
Edge Text: Stamped with the sakura (cherry) blossom symbol.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1765
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 45 mm x 22.5 mm x 2.9 mm; 1 25/32 in x 7/8 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.10972.899
catalog number
10972.899
accession number
10972
collector/donor number
899
Credit Line
Capron, Horace
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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