1 Bu Ban Gin, Japan, 1837

1 Bu Ban Gin, Japan, 1837

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Description (Brief)
One (1) bu ban gin coin
Japan, 1837
Obverse Image: Incuse stampover 4 kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras (cherry blosoms) one of them inverted.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TEI / TSUNE / GIN / ZEZA (Translation: Guaranteed Ginza Joze)
Reverse Image: 3 vertical kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras (cherry blosoms) one of them inverted.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ITCHI / BU / KIN (Translation: 1 Bu coin)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1837
issuing authority
Tempo
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 mm x 16 mm x 3 mm; 15/16 in x 5/8 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.420
catalog number
79.112.420
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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