Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1832

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, IL Um (Kwangsuk (IL 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 nine to the right, CHONG (the fourth of the Ten Stems) to the left, character for "infinite time" below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / KU / CHONG / CHU (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Chong, Nine, Infinite Time).
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East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History


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