Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Korea, 1633 - 1891

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul
Korea, 1633 - 1891
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 Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul at top, character for Intercalary at the bottom, one of the Ten Celestial Stems to the right.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TONG / YUN / IM (or jen) (Translation: Character for Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Intercalary , one of the Ten Celestial Stems ).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1633 - 1891
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.070
catalog number
2017.0116.070
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History