Korea (1908) 10 chon
This type, roughly equal to a dime, was struck 1908-10 in the last years of Korean independence before annexation by Japan. Korea would not recover her independence until 1945 and even then in a divided state.
Recorded mintage: 6,300,000.
Specification: 2.25 g, .800 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 1130.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.