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5 Momme, Japan, 1765

5 Momme, Japan, 1765

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 momme coin
Japan, 1765
Obverse Image: The name of the hereditary official of the silver mint of the Tokugawa family.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TSUNE / ZE (Translation: Joze (or Always)).
Reverse Image: Moji as opposed to uniscribed ingots.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BUN / JI / GIN / GO / MOMME (Translation: Silver 5 Momme).
Edge Text: Stamped with the sakura (cherry) blossom symbol.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1765
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 44.8 mm x 22.5 mm x 2.5 mm; 1 3/4 in x 7/8 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00933
catalog number
79.112.CM00933
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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