1 Fun, Pattern, Korea, 1892

1 Fun, Pattern, Korea, 1892

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Description (Brief)
One (1) fun coin, pattern, Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu
Korea, 1892
Obverse Image: Two circling dragons in a pearled border with Chinese, Korean, and English text surounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIEN / WU / SHIH / CHIU / PAI / SSU / CH'ASO / TA / 1 FUN ( Translation: Great Korea – Founding of the Dynasty 495 Year, 1 Fun )
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by small pearled circle, with wreath surrounding.
Reverse Text: JEOLBAN / NIANG (Translation: Half Niang).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1892
associated date
0501
place made
Korea
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.391
catalog number
79.112.391
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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