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Coin

Object Number:29-127-88
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Meiji
Date Made: 1871
Early Date: 1871
Late Date: 1871
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Credit Line:Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Obv. 大日本 (Japan) 明治四年 ( Meiji 4th Year = 1871) 五錢 (5 Sen) in center. Rev. Chrysanthemum with kiri crest on either side at the top with wreath and ribbon below and sunburst in the middle.

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