E Sen, Japan, n.d.

E Sen, Japan, n.d.

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Description (Brief)
One (1) e sen coin
Japan, n.d.
Obverse Image: Kanji read top, bottom, right, and left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: KA / NEI / TSU / HO (Translation: Reign of Kanei).
Reverse Image: Man pulling a horse from a gourd.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Hyotan Goma refers to the proverb "Hyotan kara koma," a horse coming out of a gourd, or to produce an unexpected result.
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 24 mm; 1/16 in x 15/16 in
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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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