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10 Mon, Japan, 1707 - 1709

10 Mon, Japan, 1707 - 1709

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Hōei tsūhō coin
Japan, 1707 - 1709
Obverse Image: Four Japanese characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HOEI / TSU / HO (Translation: Hoei currency).
Reverse Image: Four Japanese characters stamped onto rim.
Reverse Text: Romanization: EI / KYO / SEI / YO (Translation: For the Everlasting Use of the World)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1707 - 1709
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 38.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00935.1
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM00935.1
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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