Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint , Korea, 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint
Korea, 1883
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 Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint at top, character for nine to the bottom, denomination read right to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CHON / KU / SANG / O (Translation: Character for Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint, nine, Always, Five).
General Information: Value five.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 32.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 9/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.162
accession number
2017.0116
catalog number
2017.0116.162
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History