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12 Chon

1/2 Chon

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 chon coin
Korea, 1906
Obverse Image: Imperial eagle facing left within beaded circle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAEHAN / GUANGWU / SHI / NIAN / 1/2 / CHON (Translation: Korea Gwangmu Year Ten 1 Chon)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath below flower.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BAN / CHON (Translation: 1/2 Chon)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1906
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 22 mm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.NU90236
catalog number
NU90236
accession number
259971
Credit Line
Raymond, Mrs. Wayte
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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