3 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

3 Chon, Korea, 1882 - 1883

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 3 chon coin
Korea, 1882 - 1883
Obverse Image: Four Chinese characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / DONG / SAN / CHON (Translation: Great East (Korea) Three Chon).
Reverse Image: Hojo Mintmark at center
Reverse Text: Romanization: HOJO (for Hojo Treasury Department).
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Date made
1882 - 1883
place made
associated place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 34.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
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catalog number
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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