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Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, Korea, 1883

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, Korea, 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office
Korea, 1883
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 Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office at top, character for eight to the bottom, denomination read right to left.
Reverse Image: Romanization KYUN / PAL / SANG / O (Character for Kyunyokchong, Government Tithe Office, eight, Value Five).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1883
place made
Korea
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 31.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/4 in
ID Number
2017.0116.245
catalog number
2017.0116.245
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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