University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-127-1373
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Jeolla
Period: Joseon Dynasty
Date Made: 1742 - 1752
Early Date: 1742
Late Date: 1752
Section:Asian
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902
Other Number:11298 - R. C. H. Brock Collection Number

Description

Obv. 常平通寶 Sangpyeong tongbo. Rev. 金 (Jeon ) 昃 (Cheug). 2 cash. Mint Mark: 全. Issuer: 全羅監營  Jeolla Kamyeong (Jeolla Provincial Office). The character at the bottom,昃, is derived from the first twenty five characters of the Thousand Character Classic.


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