1 Oban, Japan, 1591

1 Oban, Japan, 1591

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One (1) oban coin, Tensho
Japan, 1591
Obverse Image: Four (4) stamps of the Pawlonia seal of the Tokugawas, india ink calligraphy of the Goto family and mint master.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JU / RYO / GOTO / TOKU / JO (Translatinon: 10 Ryo, Goto Tokujo).
Reverse Image: Two (2) Pawlonia seals of the Tokugawas and the Goto family mark.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1591
associated date
1601
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.75 cm x 10.9 cm x.2 cm; 6 19/32 in x 4 9/32 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5791
catalog number
68.159.5791
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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