5 Fun, Korea, 1896

5 Fun, Korea, 1896

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 fun coin
Korea, 1896
Obverse Image: Dragon within beaded circle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DA / CH'AO / XIAN / KAIGUO / WUBAI / WUI / NIAN / 5 / FUN (Translation: Great Korean Opening 505 Years 5 Fun)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath below flower.
Reverse Text: Romanization WU / FEN (Translation: 5 Fun)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1896
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.71.105.2314
catalog number
71.105.2314
accession number
297845
Credit Line
Jaeschke, Carl H.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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