The museum will be open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Sept. 25. Reserve your free timed-entry pass and review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

1 Oban, Japan, 1860

1 Oban, Japan, 1860

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) oban coin, Manen
Japan, 1860
Obverse Image: Four (4) stamps of the Pawlonia seal of the Tokugawas, india ink chaligraphy of the Goto family and mint master.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JITSU / RYO / GO / TO / TEN / JO (Translation: Ten Ryo, Goto Tenjo).
Reverse Image: Two (2) Pawlonia seals of the Tokugawas and the Goto family mark, and the initials of three die masters in triangular form in the lower left hand corner.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
General Information: Value ten tael.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1860
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 135 mm x 81 mm x 2 mm; 5 5/16 in x 3 3/16 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.22909
accession number
63786
catalog number
22909
Credit Line
The Hussey-Knight-McLane Collection presented by Mrs. Allan McLane
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object