Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Korea, 1832

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, Yi Kwang ( Sunjo Songhyo (Yi Dynasty))
Korea, 1832
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, symbol for heaven at bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / CH'ON / SI (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Heaven, Four).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1832
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.67.102463
catalog number
67.102463
accession number
276283
Credit Line
Peterson, Mendel
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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