Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace, Korea, 1633 - 1891

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace
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 Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace at top, character from the Thousand Character Classic at the bottom, character for one to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: MOO / CHON (or t'ien) / IL (Translation: Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace, heaven, one).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1633 - 1891
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 mm x 22.7 mm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.117
catalog number
2017.0116.117
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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