Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Chonhwan'guk, Central Government Mint, Korea, 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Central Government Mint
Korea, 1883
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: Chonhwan'guk, Central Government Mint at top, character for "equal to" on the right, character for five to the left, character for three to the bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CHON / TANG / O / SAM (Translation: Chonhwan'guk, Central Government Min, Five, Three).
General Information: Worth 5 cash.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.2294
catalog number
2017.0060.2294
accession number
2017.0060
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Data Source
National Museum of American History