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Game Piece

Amulet

Object Number:29-127-167
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Ushiwakamaru
Benkei
Credit Line:Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

E-sen 絵銭 (picture coin) also known as ana-ichi Sen (穴一銭). Used for the ana-ichi coin-throwing game. Obv. Ushiwakamaru (Minamoto no Yoshitsune) and Benkei on Gojo Bridge. Rev. 一 ichi (one).

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