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12 Won, Korea, 1907

1/2 Won, Korea, 1907

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 won coin
Korea, 1907
Obverse Image: Dragon circling and breathing fire surrounded by a pearled border with Chinese, Korean, and English text surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAE / HAN / KUANG / WU / NIEN / SIP / IL / ? / ? / HALF / WON (Translation: Great Eastern (Korea) Year Eleven, Half Won)
Reverse Image: Denoination surrounded by a wreath with a flower blossom at top and ribbon below.
Reverse Text: PAN / WON (Translation: Half Won).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1907
associated date
0011
place made
Korea
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 27.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.397
catalog number
79.112.397
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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