Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Ch'ongyungch'ong, General Military Office, Korea, 1757

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, General Military Office

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1757

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: Ch'ongyungch'ong, General Military Office at top, circle to the right, character for five to the bottom.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: CH'ONG / O (Translation: Ch'ongyungch'ong, General Military Office, Five).

Date Made: 1757

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Korea

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.2311Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2311Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1838354

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