1 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

1 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chon coin
Korea, 1882 - 1883
Obverse Image: Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / TUNG / YI / CH'IEN (Translation: One Mace of the Great Eastern (Kingdom)).
Reverse Image: Character HU for the Board of Revenue written in a circle of black enamel.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HU (Translation: Board of Revenue). General Information: Silver
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date made
1882 - 1883
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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