Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1866

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo, Hojo Treasury Department

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1866

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 Hojo Treasury Department at top, denomination read right, left, bottom.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / TANG / BAE / CHON (Translation: Character for Hojo Treasury Department, worth one hundred).

Date Made: 1866

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: 2017.0116.265Accession Number: 2017.0116Catalog Number: 2017.0116.265

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 mm x 40 mm; 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1846241

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