5 Mun Ho

5 Mun (Ho) - obverse5 Mun (Ho) - reverse

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Issuer Korea
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1883
Value 5 Mun (0.005)
Currency Kingdom of Joseon - Mun (1633-1892)
Composition Copper
Weight 10.73 g
Diameter 30.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 42329
References KM# 136
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.


Chinese ideograms
- Top to bottom:
常平 = Sang pyong, a Department of Korean Yi Dynasty
- Right to left:
通寶 = Tong bo, means currency

寶 通


Mint mark at top, serial number at bottom.
Denomination right to left

*户 (Ho): Treasury Department

五 當

Translation: Treasury Department series 6, Value 5

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1883) 户 10% Series 1 (一)
ND (1883) 户 10% Series 10 (十)
ND (1883) 户 10% Series 2 (二)
ND (1883) 户 5% Series 3 (三)
ND (1883) 户 20% Series 4 (四)
ND (1883) 户 15% Series 5 (五)
ND (1883) 户 10% Series 6 (六)
ND (1883) 户 5% Series 7 (七)
ND (1883) 户 5% Series 8 (八)
ND (1883) 户 20% Series 9 (九)

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