100 Hwan, Korea, 1959

Description (Brief):

One (1) 100 hwan specimen coin

Description (Brief)

Korea, 1959

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination flanked two bong whang (mystical birds), date per the Korean calendar

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 4292 / REPUBLIC / OF / KOREA / 100

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Left-facing portrait bust of the Republic of Korea’s first president, Syngman Rhee with denomination to left in hangul.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: BAEG / HWAN / HANGUG-EUNHAENG (Translation: 100 hwan The Bank of Korea).

Date Made: 1959Associated Date: 4292

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM00932.5Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM00932.5

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper-nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 26 mm; 1/16 in x 1 1/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3313-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_922987

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