5 Won

Features

Issuer South Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1949
Value 5 Won (5)
Currency Old won (1945-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 123 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 210974
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References P# 1
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

Script: Chinese

Lettering:
券行銀鮮朝

5  朝 五
  鮮 圎
  銀
  行

Translation: Joseon banknote, Five Won Bank of Joseon

Reverse

Building of the Joseon Bank

Script: Chinese

Lettering:
券行銀鮮朝
5 五

Translation: Joseon banknote, Five

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ND (1949) 

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