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1 Won

Features

Country North Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1959
Value 1 Won (1)
Currency First Won (1947-1959)
Composition Paper
Size 150 × 65 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
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. 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

National Emblem, and a Jigger (Side trawler)

Lettering:
조선민주주의인민공화국
일원
조선중앙은행
1959

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

Reverse

Denomination

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 

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