Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint , Korea, 1883

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1883

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left

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Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)

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Reverse Image: Character for Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint at top, character for five to the bottom, denomination read right to left.

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Reverse Text: Romanization: CHON / O / SANG / O (Translation: Character for Chonhwanguk, Central Government Mint, five, Always, Five).

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General Information: Value five.

Date Made: 1883

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: 2017.0116.161Accession Number: 2017.0116Catalog Number: 2017.0116.161

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 32 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-64e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1845596

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