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Joseon kingdom

King (wang) Gojong (1864-1897)

 

korea.1-4yang.502
Denomination: 1/4 yang (nyan) - 2 tons 5 pung
Year indicated on the coin: 502 (1893)
The coin was made with the years indicated: 502-505
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 20.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: coin (180°)
Marks on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: Joseon (Chinese Chaoxian; Japanese Chosen): "Land of the Morning Calm" - the name of Korea until 1910, when Joseon officially became part of the Empire of Japan