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50 Hwan, Korea, 1959

50 Hwan, Korea, 1959

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 hwan coin
Korea, 1959
Obverse Image: Geobukseon (Turtle Ship), Korean battleship used from the 15th to the 19th century to the left, denomination to the right in Hangul, bank title below.
Obverse Text: OSIB / HWAN / HANGUG-EUNHAENG
Reverse Image: Denomination and date per the Korean calendar.
Reverse Text: REPUBLIC / OF / KOREA / 50 / 4292
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1959
maker
United States Mint
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.3 mm x 23 mm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU68157.3
catalog number
NU68157.3
accession number
243474
Credit Line
Bank of Korea
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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