Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, Korea, 1883

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office

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)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Character for Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office at top, character for five to the bottom, denomination read right to left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization KYUN / O / SANG / O (Character for Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, five, 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: 2017.0116.242Catalog Number: 2017.0116.242Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

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


Record Id: nmah_1846210

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