Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kaesong Kwalliyong Kaesong Township Military Office, Korea, 1836

Description (Brief):

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

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1836

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)

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Reverse Image: Kaesong Kwalliyong Kaesong Township Military Office, character for heaven to the bottom, character for fifteen to the right.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: CH'ON / O / SIP (Translation: Kaesong Kwalliyong Kaesong Township Military Office, Heaven, Fifteen).

Date Made: 1836

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Korea

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.2547Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2547Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1838591

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