Korea (1908) chon

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Korea 1908 chon rev DSLR.jpg

This specimen was struck in year 2 of the reign of Yung Hi (r. 1907-10). In 1910, Korea was annexed to Japan and her coinage ended until after World War Two.

Recorded mintage: 6,800,000.

Specification: 4.20 g, bronze, 24 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM 1137.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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