Sang P'yong T'ong Bo,Oyongchong, Special Army Unit, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Oyongchong, Special Army Unit

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1633 - 1891

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 Oyongchong, Special Army Unit at top, character for Fire at the bottom.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: YEUNG (or ying) / HWA (Translation: Character for Oyongchong, Special Army Unit, Fire).

Date Made: 1633 - 1891

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: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.063Catalog Number: 2017.0116.063Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 26.6 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1844897

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