1 Mameita Gin (bean money), Japan, 1736 - 1741

1 Mameita Gin (bean money), Japan, 1736 - 1741

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Description (Brief)
One (1) mameita gin
Japan, 1736 - 1741
Obverse Image: Character for Genbun period with "God of Plenty".
Obverse Text: Romanization: BUN (Translation: Genbun era).
Reverse Image: Indistinguishable.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Needs further translation.
Currently not on view
Object Name
bean money
date made
1736 - 1741
period of administration
1736 - 1764
place made
associated place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 4 mm x 11 mm; 5/32 in x 7/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Catherine Bullowa-Moore
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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