Bronze Charm from Joseon Dynasty Artist: Unknown
Mint: Hanyang (Seoul) (South Korea)

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

55.18 g, 12:00, 68.5 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. John G. Adams, B.A. 1874

Accession Number

2001.87.34367

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: two human figures, a crane on the top and round traditional mark in the center, octagon shape with holes on the edge

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: SU / BOK / GANG / NYEONG / BU / GUI / DA / NAM meaning longevity, happiness, health, wealth, fame, fertility in Hanja character around Yin-Yang mark and seven circles surrounding it
Provenance

Provenance

Dr. John G. Adams, to about 1900; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1900 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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charms

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