The Penn Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. Learn more.
logo

Coin

Object Number:29-127-130
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1886
Early Date: 1886
Late Date: 1886
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) 明治十九年 (Meiji 19th Year = 1886) 1 SEN. Dragon in center. Rev. 以百枚換一圓 (100 coins exchange for 1 yen). 一錢 (1 sen) in center. Chrysanthemum with wreath and ribbon below.

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org