5 Won

Features

Country South Korea
Type Standard banknote
Year 1949
Value 5 Won (5)
Currency Old won (1945-1953)
Composition Paper
Size 123 × 72 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
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. 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

Independence Gate in Seoul, built in 1897

Lettering:
券行銀鮮朝
5


行銀鮮朝

Translation: Joseon banknote, Five Won Bank of Joseon

Reverse

Building of the Joseon Bank

Lettering:
券行銀鮮朝
5 五

Translation: Joseon banknote, Five

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1949) 

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