Definition of Kobang
1. koban [n -S] - See also: koban
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kobang
kobang (current term)
Literary usage of Kobang
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Japan as it was and is by Richard Hildreth (1905)
"Our *It is said tbat these coins are called kobang [koban, /!•.$]], but that ancient name can hardly be applied at the same time to three coins, ..."
2. The Intellectual Observer (1868)
"The result necessarily was a total disappearance of the kobang from tho channels of general circulation. At present, therefore, gold and silver ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"At the time of the partial opening up of foreign trading transactions, the kobang circulated in Japan at four itze- bus, although its European value was ..."
4. History of British Commerce and of the Economic Progress of the British by Leone Levi (1872)
"But with this money the foreign merchant could go to the market and obtain gold kobang worth two to three times the intrinsic value of his dollars. ..."
5. A Counting-house Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of the Technical by Richard Bithell (1903)
"kobang. A Japanese gold coin, in the form of a thin oblong disc, about 2 inches long, and 1-J inches broad, rounded at the ends, and weighing about 200 grs. ..."
6. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1860)
"The gold kobang is equal to 4 a 4J ... value of the gold kobang, as has been lawfully tested, is a little over ten guilders ($4). ..."
7. The History of Java by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1830)
"A fourth kind of kobang was introduced in 1730, about five per cent, better than the third or small kobang, but the trade continued rapidly to decline until ..."