Banknotes from Korea

Korea is a peninsula in East Asia. The first unitary Korean state was the Joseon Kingdom founded in 1388 and which lasted until 1897. It was a very isolated state and modern Japan took advantage of this situation by occupying it during the First Sino-Japanese War. As a result the Korean Empire was founded in 1897, but lasted only until Japan fully annexed Korea in 1910. The Japanese stayed until their defeat in WW2 in 1945.
Wikidata: Q18097

See also: North Korea, South Korea

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Korean Empire - Yang (1897-1902)

100 Pun / Fen = 10 Jeon / Chon = 1 Yang • 5 Yang = 1 Hwan

5 Yang
(1893)

Standard banknote
P# 1
10 Yang
(1893)

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P# 2
20 Yang
(1893)

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P# 2 A
50 Yang
(1893)

Standard banknote
P# 3

Korean Empire - Won (1902-1910)

100 Jeon / Chon = 1 Won

10 Sen
37 (1904)

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P# 7
20 Sen
37 (1904)

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P# 8
50 Sen
37 (1904)

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P# 9
Available for swap 1 Yen
40 (1907)

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P# 10
1 Yen
3 (1909)

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P# 13
5 Yen
35-37 (1902-1904)

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P# 5
5 Yen
39 (1906)

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P# 9A
10 Yen
35-37 (1902-1904)

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P# 6
10 Yen
3 (1909)

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P# 15

Japanese Protectorate - Yen (1910-1945)

100 Sen = 1 Yen

10 Sen
5 (1916)

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P# 20
10 Sen
12 (1937)

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P# 27
20 Sen
5 (1916)

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P# 21
50 Sen
5 (1916)

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P# 22
50 Sen
12 (1937)

Standard banknote
103 × 57 mm
JNDA# 17-27, P# 28
1 Yen
35-37 (1902-1904)

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P# 4
1 Yen
44 (1911)

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P# 17
Available for swap 1 Yen
(1932-1944)

Standard banknote
122 × 70 mm
JNDA# 17-26, P# 29
1 Yen
(1944)

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P# 33
1 Yen
(1945)

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122 × 70 mm
JNDA# 13-34, P# 38
5 Yen

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P# 9 A
5 Yen
44 (1911)

Standard banknote
P# 18
5 Yen
(1932)

Standard banknote
P# 30
5 Yen
(1944)

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P# 34
5 Yen
(1944)

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131 × 79 mm
P# 39
10 Yen
44 (1911)

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P# 19
10 Yen
(1932-1945)

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141 × 80 mm
P# 31, P# 35
Available for swap 10 Yen
(1944-1945)

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P# 36
10 Yen
(1945-1946)

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142 × 84 mm
JNDA# 17-33, 36, 38, P# 40
10 Yen = 10 Won
(1946)

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P# 43
100 Yen
44 (1911)

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P# 16, P# 16A
100 Yen
(1938)

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P# 32
100 Yen
(1944)

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P# 37
100 Yen
(1945)

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P# 41
100 Yen = 100 Won
(1946)

Standard banknote
P# 44
100 Yen = 100 Won
(1946)

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P# 45
Available for swap 100 Yen = 100 Won
(1947)

Standard banknote
162 × 93 mm
JNDA# 17-39, P# 46
1 000 Yen
(1945)

Standard banknote
P# 42

Numista referee for banknotes of this issuer is ngdawa.

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