50 Hwan

Features

Issuer South Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 4291 (1958)
Calendar Korean - Dangun
Value 50 Hwan (50)
Currency Hwan (1953-1962)
Composition Paper
Size 149 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-10-1962
Number N# 210732
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References P# 23
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Independence Gate in Seoul, built in 1897

Scripts: Chinese, Hangul, Latin

Lettering:
韓國銀行券
五拾圜
韓國銀行

오십환
FIFTY
HWAN

Translation: Korean banknote, Fifty Hwan, The Bank of Korea

Reverse

Bronze statue of Yi Sun-sin in centre, Turtle ship at sea right

Scripts: Hangul, Latin

Lettering:
THE BANK OF KOREA


FIFTY HWAN

Translation: Fifty

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
4291 (1958) 

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