1 Won

Features

Issuer North Korea
Issuing bank Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (조선민주주의인민공화국중앙은행)
Period Democratic People's Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1959
Value 1 Won
Currency First Won (1947-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 211619
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 13
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

National Emblem, and a Jigger (Side trawler)

Script: Hangul

Lettering:
조선민주주의인민공화국
일원
조선중앙은행
1959

Translation: Democratic People's Republic of Korea, One Won, Central Bank of North Korea

Reverse

Denomination

Script: Hangul

Lettering:
조선중앙은행
일원 1 일원

Translation: Central Bank of North Korea, One Won

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1959  $ 0.62

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 WonPicture 1 of a sold 1 Won
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 698
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 UNC USD 14.78
(EUR 14.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 WonPicture 1 of a sold 1 Won
Katz
E-Auction 60
Lot 366
Internet Archive
May 14, 2022 UNC USD 85.53
(EUR 81.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 WonPicture 1 of a sold 1 Won
Katz
Auction 56
Lot 91
Internet Archive
Mar 12, 2022 UNC USD 22.17
(EUR 21.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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