The museum is open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. Review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

1 Dollar, Japan, 1876

1 Dollar, Japan, 1876

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) trade dollar
Japan, 1876
Obverse Image: Dragon circling inside a pearled border.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEJI / KYU / NEN / 420 / GRAINS / TRADE / DOLLAR / 900 / FINE (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 9, 420 Grains trade dollar, 900 fine.).
Reverse Image: Value within wreath, chrysanthemum flower above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BOE / KI / GIN (Translation: Trade Silver)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Coin
Date made
1876
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.9 mm x 39 mm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00943
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM00943
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object