1 Chon, Korea (Japanese Protectorate), 1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1 chon coin, Yung Hi (Ryung Heui)

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1908

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Imperial eagle facing left, date above, denomination below.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: DAHAN / LONG / XI / ER / NIAN / ILJYEON / 1 / CHON (Translation: Great Korea, 2nd year of Yung Hi, One Jeon )

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination (in Korean hanja text) surrounded by wreath and plum flower (Imperial Seal of Korea).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: IL / CHON (or Ichi Sen) (Translation: One chon (or jeon))

Description (Brief)

General Information: Sunjong - Japanese Protectorate.

Date Made: 1908

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: 2017.0116.261Catalog Number: 2017.0116.261Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5afc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846237

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