2 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, ca. 1868 (authenticity in question).

2 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, ca. 1868 (authenticity in question).

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 bu ban kin coin, authenticity in question
Japan, ca. 1868
Obverse Image: Kiri crests top and bottom, in the center the value.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NI / BU (Translation: Two bu).
Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature
Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca. 1868
place made
associated place
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 19 mm x 12 mm x 1.5 mm; 3/4 in x 15/32 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Hauck, F. A.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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