4 Mon, Japan, 1863 - 1867

4 Mon, Japan, 1863 - 1867

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 4 mon coin
Japan, 1863 - 1867
Obverse Image: Four Kanji in the Gyosho style around square hole.
Obverse Text: Romanization: BUN / KYU / EI / HO (Translation: Everlasting Treasure of Bunkyu)
Reverse Image: Eleven waves.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Engraver Itakura Katsuyoshi.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1863 - 1867
place made
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 26.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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