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Sang P'yong T'ong Bo, Sonhyechong, Rice and Cloth Department, Korea, 1742 - 1752

Sang P
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1742 - 1752
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1.1 mm x 30.2 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Description (Brief)
One (1) sang p'yong t'ong bo coin, Sonhyechong, Rice and Cloth Department
Korea, 1742 - 1752
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: Character for Sonhyechong, Rice and Cloth Department at top, character from the Twelve Terrestrial Branches at the bottom.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SON / CH'EN (Translation: Character for Sonhyechong, Rice and Cloth Department, one of the Twelve Terrestrial Branches).
Currently not on view
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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East Asian Coins
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