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20 Mun, Pattern, Korea, 1886

20 Mun, Pattern, Korea, 1886

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 mun coin, pattern, Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu
Korea, 1886
Obverse Image: Two circling dragons in a pearled border with Chinese, Korean, and English text surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIEN / WU / SHIH / CHIU / PAI / SSU / CH'ASO / TA / 20 / MUN ( Translation: Great Korea – Founding of the Dynasty 495 Year, 20 Mun )
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by small pearled circle, with wreath surrounding.
Reverse Text: SIP / I / MUN (Translation: Twenty Mun).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1886
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.2609
catalog number
2017.0060.2609
accession number
2017.0060
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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