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Korean Seed Mun
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Korea 5 Mun 1888
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KOREA (KAESONG)~1 Mu
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Seed coins are specially prepared examples, perfectly round, with sharp characters, used in the preparation of clay or sand molds for the casting of the regular coinage. Larger value 2 & 5 Mun seeds are very rare, this 1 Mun is fairly common.
This one is from the 'Military Training Command' mint.
OB: (is read: top, bottom, right, left) "Sang P'yong T'ong Bo" which means 'Always even currency.' RX: "Hun" (Hul Ly On Do Gam) or Military Training Command; "Saeng" (produce) is the furnace designator; series number can be to the right or left.
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 seed
Denomination: Mun
Reference #: KM 469s
Date/Mintmark: ND (1857)
Condition: XF+
Weight: 4.10 gm; 25 mm
Metal: Bronze
Additional Categories: Korea

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