koban / coin
Gold koban: Genbun koban (1 ryō).
- 1736-1818 (Gembun 1-Bunsei 1)
- Issued in: Japan
- Weight: 13.08 grammes
- Height: 65.5 millimetres
- Width: 36 millimetres
Identification supplied by Shin'ichi Sakuraki and Mr Furuta: 元文小判 (芳井; 小極印表２裏37). Aoyama ref: A108:D15.
White paper with Marsden’s handwritten inscription: MCCLIX (S) Japanese kobang, 10dwt.16gr. See Marsden 1823, p.814, pl.LV.
Coins & Medals
- DH Japan 1028 (Dick Hodges scan no. (first scan))
- MCCLIX (S) (Marsden no.)
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Object reference number: COC267699
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