Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, Korea, 1651 - 1695

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1651 - 1695

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 Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department at top, 30th character from the Thousand Character Classic at the bottom.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / LU (Translation: Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, the Yin or female pitch pipes, the backbone).

Date Made: 1651 - 1695

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: 2017.0116.093Catalog Number: 2017.0116.093Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1845149

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