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Korea 5 Mun 1888
Korea 5 Mun 1888

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First of Korea's milled & machine struck coinage that is not part of the patterns that began in 1886. Rarely on the market, this 5 Mun piece is Unc except for the microscopic vertigris spots. As the Chinese did, the Koreans also included holed pieces that followed the design of their cast coinage. Curiously, the Koreans began with 'western' style coinage before they conducted their brief experiment in holed cash with KM 1100, another 5 Mun but non-dated (1891). Not perfectly round. Very Rare!
VIEW or DOWNLOAD these Korean Coin articles:
A "Survey of Korean Coins" article, and others, are available in the Moneta Library:
German Coin Techinques in Korea - Won Yu-Han: [ link ]
Korea - A Numismatic Survey - Boling: [ link ]
Rulers of Korea: [ link ]
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Keywords: korea korean mun milled struck
Denomination: 5 Mun
Reference #: KM 1101
Date/Mintmark: Yr. 497 (1888)
Condition: AU/UNC detail
Weight: 3.34 gm; ~ 22 mm
Metal: Copper

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