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1 Yen, Japan, 1955

1 Yen, Japan, 1955

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yen coin
Japan, 1955
Obverse Image: Young tree with denomination below and issuing authority above.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / ICHI / EN (Translation: Japan One Yen)
Reverse Image: "1" in a circle with year of issue in Kanji.
Reverse Text: Romanization: 1 / SHOWA / SAN / JU / NEN (Translation:1, Showa Year 30)
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
aluminium (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 20 mm; 1/16 in x 25/32 in
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Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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