Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul

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)

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Reverse Image: Character for Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul at top, character from the Thousand Character Classic to the bottom, three vertically stacked dots to the left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: TONG / IL (Translation: Character for Tongyong Naval Office Military Office in Seoul, Sun).

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

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Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.075Catalog Number: 2017.0116.075Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-664d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1844969

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