Genroku Kaichin

Genroku Kaichin

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Description (Brief)
One (1) genroku kaichin coin, pattern, Genroku
Japan, 1693
Obverse Image: Kanji read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: GEN / ROKU / KAI / CHIN (Translation: Commencing Precious Article (Treasure) of Genroku).
Reverse Image: Image of a hen.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / FUN (Translation: 1 fun, or 1/10 Momme
General Information: 1693 was the Year of the Bird.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 26 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
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Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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