Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, Korea, about 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department
Korea, ca 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: Character for Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department at top, character for nine, denomination read right to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / YUK / SANG / O (Translation: Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, Six, Alway, Five).
General Information: Value five.
date made
ca 1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .15 cm x 3.25 cm; 1/16 in x 1 9/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.015
accession number
2017.0116
catalog number
2017.0116.015
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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