Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1633 - 1891

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department
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 Hojo Treasury Department at top, character for "Produce" to the bottom, character for eight to the left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / SAENG (or sheng) / PAL (Translation: Character for Hojo Treasury Department, Produce, eight).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1633 - 1891
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.125
catalog number
2017.0116.125
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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