Tang Bae Chon, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, about 1866

Tang Bae Chon, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, about 1866

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo, Hojo Treasury Department
Korea, ca 1866
Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left
Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)
Reverse Image: Character for Hojo Treasury Department at top, denomination read right, left, bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / TANG / BAE / CHON (Translation: Character for Hojo Treasury Department, worth one hundred).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
ca 1866
place made
Korea
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.3 cm x 3.925 cm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.016
accession number
2017.0116
catalog number
2017.0116.016
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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