Numismatics
Ruler: Kuangmu (Gojong) Hyong Yi
Mint: Hanyang (Seoul)
Artist: Unknown

5 Fun Coin from Joseon Dynasty

1896

Brass

7.33 g, 6:00, 27.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897, Collection
2001.87.32314
Culture: 
Korean
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Seoul, Korea
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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