2 Shu Kin, Japan, 1860 - 1862 (authenticity in question)

2 Shu Kin, Japan, 1860 - 1862 (authenticity in question)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 shu kin coin
Japan, 1860 - 1862
Obverse Image: Kiri crests top, denomination at the center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NI / SHU (Translation: Two Shu )
Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature.
Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)
General Information: Authenticity in question.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1860 - 1862
period of administration
1860 - 1862
place made
associated place
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 12 mm x 7 mm x 1 mm; 15/32 in x 9/32 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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