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Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit, Korea, 1727 - 1757

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit, Korea, 1727 - 1757

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit
Korea, 1727 - 1757
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 Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit at top, character from the Thousand Character Classic, crescent to the right.
Reverse Text: Romanization: KUM / HAN (Translation: Character for Kumwiyong, Court Guard Military Unit, cold).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1727 - 1757
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 mm x 27.6 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.216
catalog number
2017.0116.216
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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