10 Hwan

Features

Country South Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1953
Value 10 Hwan (10)
Currency Hwan (1953-1962)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-10-1962
Number N# 210944
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References P# 13
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

Denomination, and Turtle ship

Scripts: Chinese, Hangul

Lettering:
券行銀國韓
行銀國韓
원십
圜拾

Translation: Korean banknote, The Bank of Korea, Ten Won, Ten Hwan

Reverse

Emblem of the Bank of Korea

Scripts: Chinese, Hangul, Latin

Lettering:
The BANK OF KOREA
圜拾


TEN WON

Translation: Ten Hwan, Ten Won

Comments

NOTE:  The term "Hwan" is written in Hanja (圜) while "Won" is written in Hangul (원) and English. Those problems were attributed to an urgent need for new banknotes and the change in currency name, as well as the decision to commission the new notes to be manufactured in the United States.[1] Unaware banknote catalog editors may erroneously categorize these notes as part of the old won system, such as the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money by Albert Pick

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