100 Mon, Japan, 1835 - 1870 (Authenticity in Question)

100 Mon, Japan, 1835 - 1870 (Authenticity in Question)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 100 mon coin
Japan, 1835 - 1870
Obverse Image: Four Kanji characters read from top to bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TEN / HO / TSU / HO (Translation: Current Treasure of Tempo).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TO / HYAKU (Translation: A Hundred).
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1835 - 1870
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 48.5 mm x 32.9 mm x 2.3 mm; 1 29/32 in x 1 9/32 in x 3/32 in
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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