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

Description (Brief):

One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo, Hojo Treasury Department, 100 mun coin

Description (Brief)

Korea, ca 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)

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Reverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / TAE / TANG / PAEK (Translation: Hojo Treasury Department, Great, Equal to, Hundred).

Description (Brief)

General Information: Also called the "Great" Furnace

Date Made: ca 1866

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: KoreaAssociated Place: Korea

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.79.112.388Catalog Number: 79.112.388Accession Number: 1979.1263

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 mm x 39.5 mm; 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_923153

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