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

Description (Brief)

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 one to the bottom, denomination read right to left.

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.167Accession Number: 2017.0116Catalog Number: 2017.0116.167

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.3 mm x 29 mm; 1/16 in x 1 5/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1845603

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