1 Yen, Japan, 1914

1 Yen, Japan, 1914

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Description (Brief)
One (1) yen coin, proof
Japan, 1914
Obverse Image: Dragon circling self surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TAISHO / SAN / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 416 / ONE / YEN / 900 (Translation: Taisho year 3 Great Japan 416 One Yen 900)
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by wreath and blossom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / YEN (Translation: One Yen)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1914
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 mm x 38 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00944
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM00944
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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