Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit , Korea, 1727 - 1757

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1727 - 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)

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Reverse Image: Character for Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit at top, character from the Thousand Character Classic.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: KEUM (or jin) / YING (or yong) (Translation: Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit, full).

Date Made: 1727 - 1757

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: 2017.0116.113Catalog Number: 2017.0116.113Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.4 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1845218

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