Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1852

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, IL Um (Kwangsuk (IL Dynasty))
Korea, 1852
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 "to produce" to the bottom, character for two to the left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / SAENG / I (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, To Produce, Two).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1852
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.2215
catalog number
2017.0060.2215
accession number
2017.0060
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Data Source
National Museum of American History