1 Rin, Japan, 1873

1 Rin, Japan, 1873

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Description (Brief)
One (1) rin coin
Japan, 1873
Obverse Image: Chrysanthemum Flower Seal in the center surrounded by text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / ROKU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 1 / RIN (Translation: Year 6 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
1873
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 16 mm; 1/32 in x 5/8 in
ID Number
NU.10972.906.2
collector/donor number
906.2
catalog number
10972.906
accession number
10972
Credit Line
Capron, Horace
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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