5 Yen of Hirohito Showa from Unknown Artist: Unknown
Mint: Unknown
Ruler: Hirohito, Emperor of Japan, Japanese, 1901–1989

Image not available

1950

Numismatics

Not on view
Medium

Brass

Dimensions

3.82 g, 12:00, 21.9 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number

2001.87.34362

Geography
Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
Disclaimer

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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: a rice plant growing out of the water, with Five Yen written in kanji

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Japan and the date of issue Showa 25 written in kanji separated by sprouts of a tree
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, money

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