1 Oban, Japan, 1725

1 Oban, Japan, 1725

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One (1) oban coin, Kyoho
Japan, 1725
Obverse Image: Four (4) stamps of the Pawlonia seal of the Tokugawas, india ink calligraphy.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JITSU / RYO / ? (Translation: 10 Ryo, NEEDS FURTHER TRANSLATION)
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, ink calligraphy at top.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
General Information: Value ten tael.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1725
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 153 mm x 95 mm x 2 mm; 6 1/32 in x 3 3/4 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.70139
catalog number
70139
accession number
70139
Credit Line
United States Mint
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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