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).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1882 - 1883
place made
Korea
associated place
Korea
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 34.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.389
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.03703
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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