The Osaka Mint° 2°ň
THE MINT AT OSAKA,THE RIVER FRONT
[ID] 1036°°°°( ID:1036 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Album]
[Place] Osaka
[Date] unknown
[Color] mono
[Size] 192x135
[Cabinet] 23-11-0
[Keyword] modern architecture/modern architecture
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Coins were minted in 1872 with the guidance of an English engineer enlisted for the purpose. The minting factory was divided between that for gold/silver and bronze. The black smoke from the chimney became the symbol of modern Osaka.