Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace

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)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Character for Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace at top, character from the Thousand Character Classic at the bottom, character for two to left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: MOO / CHON (or t'ien) / IL (Translation: Mubisa, Armaments Bureau Guard Office at the Palace, heaven, two).

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

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Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.247Catalog Number: 2017.0116.247Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-46b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846215

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