3 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

3 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

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One (1) 3 chon coin
Korea, 1882 - 1883
Obverse Image: Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / TUNG / SAN / CH'IEN (Translation: Three Mace of the Great Eastern (Kingdom)).
Reverse Image: Character HU for the Board of Revenue written in a circle of blue enamel.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HU (Translation: Board of Revenue). General Information: Silver
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1882 - 1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.2633
catalog number
2017.0060.2633
accession number
2017.0060
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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