Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, Korea, 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office
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 Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office at top, character for three to the bottom, denomination read right to left.
Reverse Image: Romanization KYUN / SAM / SANG / O (Character for Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, three, Value Five).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 31.9 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in
ID Number
2017.0116.240
catalog number
2017.0116.240
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History