5 Fun, Korea, 1896

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 fun coin

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1896

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Dragon within beaded circle.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: DA / CH'AO / XIAN / KAIGUO / WUBAI / WUI / NIAN / 5 / FUN (Translation: Great Korean Opening 505 Years 5 Fun)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath below flower.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization WU / FEN (Translation: 5 Fun)

Date Made: 1896

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: Jaeschke, Carl H.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.71.105.2314Catalog Number: 71.105.2314Accession Number: 297845

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-aa6f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1837039

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