Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1778 - 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, 1778 - 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 four, to the left is a dot or star symbol.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / SI (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Four).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1778 - 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.32055.1453
catalog number
32055.1453
accession number
32055
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History