Sang P'yong T'ong Bo,Oyongchong, Special Army Unit, Korea, 1678 - 1695

Description (Brief):

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

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1678 - 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 Oyongchong, Special Army Unit at top, character for Flood from the Thousand Character Classic at bottom.

Description (Brief)

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

Date Made: 1678 - 1695

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: 2017.0116.119Catalog Number: 2017.0116.119Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 30.4 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4bd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1845228

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