Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1757 - 1806

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, Yi Um (Kwangsuk (Yi Dynasty))
Korea, 1757 - 1806
Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left
Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)
Reverse Image: Character for HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, character for five, to the right is a circle or sun symbol.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / WU (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Five).
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1757 - 1806
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.289033.178
catalog number
289033.178
accession number
58975
Credit Line
Prof. Gee, N. Gist
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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