Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1852

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, Yi Um (Kwangsuk (Yi Dynasty))

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1852

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Character for HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, character for "to produce" to the bottom, character for seven to the left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / SAENG / QI (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, To Produce, Seven).

Date Made: 1852

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Korea

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Peterson, Mendel

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU81051.019Catalog Number: NU81051.019Accession Number: 253091

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1835179

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