1/4 Yang, Korea, 1895

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1/4 yang coin

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1895

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Two dragons, date above, denomination below.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'AO / XIAN / KAIGUO / SIBAI / WU / NIAN / 1/4 / YANG (Translation: Great Korean Founded 504 Years ago, Two Chon Five Fun 1/4 Yang)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Ouyat Blossoms, The Royal Crest of the Korean Empire above, denomination in wreath below.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization ER / QIAN / WU / FEN (Translation: Two Chon FIve Fun)

Date Made: 1895

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: Raymond, Mrs. Wayte

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU90229Catalog Number: NU90229Accession Number: 259971

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper-nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 20.5 mm; 1/16 in x 13/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a6e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1837010

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