500 Won

Features

Country South Korea
Type Standard banknote
Year 4286 (1953)
Calendar Korean - Dangun
Value 500 Won (500)
Currency Old won (1945-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-17-1953
References P# 9
  • 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

Portrait of Syngman Rhee (1875-1965), was a served as the first President of South Korea from 1948 to 1960

Lettering:
韓國銀行券
五百圎
韓國銀行

500 오백

Translation: Korean banknote, Five Hundred Won, Bank of Korea, Five Hundred

Reverse

Pavilion, and Wongaksa pagoda (built in 1471), in Tapgol Park, Seoul

Lettering:
The BANK of KOREA

오 백

FIVE HUNDRED WON

Translation: Five Hundred

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
4286 (1953) 

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