Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Korea, 1864 - 1895

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Korea, 1864 - 1895

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul
Korea, 1864 - 1895
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 one below, denomination read right to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TONG / IL / SANG / O (Translation: Character for Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, one, Always Five).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1864 - 1895
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.3 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.173
catalog number
2017.0116.173
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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