Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1782 - 1806

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, IL Um (Kwangsuk (IL 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 one, to the left is a dot or star symbol, to the right is a crescent.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / IL (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, One).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1778 - 1806
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1776
catalog number
2017.0060.1776
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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