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1 Won

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Features

Country North Korea
Period Provisional Committee (1946-1948)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1947
Value 1 Won (1)
Currency First Won (1947-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 115 × 61 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1959
References P# 8
  • 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

Peasant with hoe and worker holding a sledge-hammer, Factory chimneys symbolizing "bright future" of the nation

Lettering:
北朝鮮中央銀行券
원일

Translation:
Banknote of the Central Bank of North Korea
1 Won

Reverse

Baekdu mountain

Lettering:


선조주민


1947

Translation:
Democratic Chosun
1 Won

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  8% P-8a; With watermark
1947  96% P-8b; Without watermark, modern reprint

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