Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1852

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One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department, Yi Kwang ( Sunjo Songhyo (Yi Dynasty))

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Korea, 1852

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Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left

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Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)

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Reverse Image: Character for HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, character for ten to the left, symbol for heaven at bottom.

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Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / HYON / SIP (Translation: HO, character for Hojo Treasury Department, Dark, Ten).

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General Information: Series #10, furnace #5.

Date Made: 1852

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: KoreaAssociated Place: Korea

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Credit Line: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.452Catalog Number: 79.112.452Accession Number: 1979.1263

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 26 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-6a1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_922977

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