Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Oyongchong, Special Army Unit, Korea, 1678 - 1695

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Oyongchong, Special Army Unit
Korea, 1678 - 1695
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 Oyongchong, Special Army Unit at top, character for Cold at the bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: YEUNG (or ying) / HAN (Translation: Character for Oyongchong, Special Army Unit, Cold).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1678 - 1695
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.068
catalog number
2017.0116.068
accession number
2017.0116
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

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