5 Won, Korea (Japan), 1908

5 Won, Korea (Japan), 1908

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 won coin, Yung Hi
Korea (Japan), 1908
Obverse Image: Dragon circling self in a pearled border with Chinese and Korean text surounding.
Obverse Text: NEEDS TRANSLATION
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by small pearled circle, with wreath surrounding.
Reverse Text: O / WON (Translation: Five Won).
Genearl Information: Aluminium"
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1908
alternate calendar date
0002
issuing authority
Japan
place made
Korea
issuing authority
Japan: Japan
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.13 cm x 1.68 cm; 1/16 in x 21/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5800
catalog number
68.159.5800
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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