Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, Korea, 1651 - 1695

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, Korea, 1651 - 1695

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One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department
Korea, 1651 - 1695
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 Board of Revenue, Treasury Department at top, 30th character from the Thousand Character Classic at the bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / LU (Translation: Hojo Board of Revenue, Treasury Department, the Yin or female pitch pipes, the backbone).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1651 - 1695
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.093
catalog number
2017.0116.093
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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