Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1633 - 1891

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, 1633 - 1891

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Hojo Treasury Department
Korea, 1633 - 1891
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, character for Moon at the bottom from the Thousand Character Classic, character for seven to the left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / WANG / CHIL (Translation: Character for Hojo Treasury Department, Depart, Seven).
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date made
1633 - 1891
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1.3 mm x 24.3 mm; 1/16 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
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Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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