Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, ca 1866

Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Hojo Treasury Department, Korea, ca 1866

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo, Hojo Treasury Department, 100 mun coin
Korea, ca 1866
Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left
Obverse Text: Romanization: SANG / P'YONG / T'ONG / BO (Translation: Always Even Currency)
Reverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO / TAE / TANG / PAEK (Translation: Hojo Treasury Department, Great, Equal to, Hundred).
General Information: Also called the "Great" Furnace
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
ca 1866
place made
Korea
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 mm x 39.5 mm; 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.388
catalog number
79.112.388
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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