Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1851 - 1895

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, Yi Myeong-bok, Yi Hui
Korea, 1851 - 1895
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, and CH'EN, one of the Twelve Terrestrial Branches.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / CH'EN (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Ch'en).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1851 - 1895
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 30 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.049
accession number
2017.0116
catalog number
2017.0116.049
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History