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Coin

Object Number:29-127-129
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1885
Early Date: 1885
Late Date: 1885
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Obv. 大日本 (Japan) 明治十八年 (Meiji 18th Year = 1885) 1/2 SEN. Dragon in center. Rev. 二百枚換一圓 (200 coins exchange for 1 yen). 半錢 (half sen) in center. Chrysanthemum with wreath and ribbon below.

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