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20 Chon

20 Chon -  obverse20 Chon -  reverse

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Features

Country North Korea
Period Provisional Committee (1946-1948)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1947
Value 20 Chon (0.20)
Currency First Won (1947-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 85 × 45 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1959
References P# 6
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Ornamental designs

Lettering:
北朝鮮中央銀行券
貳拾 錢
1947

Translation:
Banknote of the Central Bank of North Korea
Twenty Chon

Reverse

Ornamental designs

Lettering:
민주조선
20 전 20

Translation:
Democratic Chosun
20 Chon

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  6% P-6a; With watermark
1947  94% P-6b; Without watermark, modern reprint

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