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 eight to the bottom, denomination read right to left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Romanization KYUN / PAL / SANG / O (Character for Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, eight, 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:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.245Catalog Number: 2017.0116.245Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 31.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-46b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846213

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.