Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Description (Brief):

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

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 Hojo Treasury Department at top, character for "Space" from the Thousand Character Classic at the bottom, character for ten to left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / U (or yu) / SIP (Translation: Character for Hojo Treasury Department, Space, ten).

Description (Brief)

General Information: Seed coin.

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: 2017.0116.155Accession Number: 2017.0116Catalog Number: 2017.0116.155

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 26.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1845587

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