1 Chon, Korea (Japanese Protectorate), 1908

1 Chon, Korea (Japanese Protectorate), 1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1 chon coin, Yung Hi (Ryung Heui)
Korea, 1908
Obverse Image: Imperial eagle facing left, date above, denomination below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAHAN / LONG / XI / ER / NIAN / ILJYEON / 1 / CHON (Translation: Great Korea, 2nd year of Yung Hi, One Jeon )
Reverse Image: Denomination (in Korean hanja text) surrounded by wreath and plum flower (Imperial Seal of Korea).
Reverse Text: Romanization: IL / CHON (or Ichi Sen) (Translation: One chon (or jeon))
General Information: Sunjong - Japanese Protectorate.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1908
place made
Korea
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.261
catalog number
2017.0116.261
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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