5 Fun, Korea, 1896

5 Fun, Korea, 1896

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 fun coin Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu
Korea, 1896
Obverse Image: Two circling dragons in a pearled border with Chinese, Korean, and English text surounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TAE / CHOSON / KAEGUK / OBAEK / SA / NYON / O / P'UN / 5 / FUN ( Translation: Great Korea – Founding of the Dynasty 505 Year, 5 Fun)
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by small pearled circle, with wreath surrounding.
Reverse Text: Romanization: O / P'UN (Translation: 5 Fun).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1896
place made
Korea
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.395
catalog number
79.112.395
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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