100 Won

100 Won -  obverse100 Won -  reverse

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Features

Issuer South Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1983-2018
Value 100 Won
100 KRW = USD 0.08
Currency New won (1962-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.42 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 1052
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 35,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 81
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Admiral Yi Sun-sin (1545-1598), Korea's national hero, facing the viewer dividing the denomination.

Lettering: 백 원

Translation: One hundred Won

Reverse

The value above the issuer name and below the date.

Lettering:
2002
100
한국은행

Translation:
2002
100
Bank of Korea

Edge

Reeded

100 Won -  obverse

© Saber82

Mint

Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation (한국조폐공사), Daejeon, South Korea (1951-date)

Comments

A few types are known.

Obverse
Die 1 - all details smaller and  closer to the center.
Die 2 - all details a bit larger and further from the center.
Die 3 - all details large and far from the center, new font with thick horizontal strokes.


Reverse
Die A - thin numerals in '100'.
Die B - thick numerals in '100', the first word 한 aligned with the left of '1' in '100',  the vertical lower right stroke in syllable 국 between beads.

Die C - thick numerals in '100', the first word 한 aligned with the left of '1' in '100', the vertical lower right stroke in syllable 국 to a bead.
Die D - thicker and close to each other numerals in '100', the first word 한 aligned closer to center of '1' in '100', the vertical lower right stroke in syllable 국 to a bead.



Combinations
1+A 1983.
1+B 1984.

Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev

2+B 1985, 1986.
2+C 1987-1990.
2+D 1991-1999.

Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev

3+D 2000-2016.

Picture: © Images courtesy of Alexandr Prokofyev

Correspondence with Standard Catalog of Worlds Coins:
KM#35.1 1+A;
KM#35.2 1+B, 2+B, 2+C, 2+D, 3+D.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983  130 000 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.45 $ 0.35 $ 0.98 15% KM#35.1 (small portrait)
1984  40 000 000 $ 0.16 $ 0.28 5% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1985  25 000 000 $ 1.13 $ 1.69 2% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1986  131 000 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.30 $ 0.71 11% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1987  170 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.18 $ 0.66 $ 0.49 $ 0.40 13% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1988  298 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.18 $ 0.41 $ 0.71 18% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1989  250 000 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.09 $ 0.38 $ 0.68 14% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1990  185 000 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.34 $ 0.68 $ 0.86 12% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1991  400 000 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.23 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 19% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1992  425 000 000 $ 0.18 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 $ 0.53 $ 0.33 19% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1993  185 000 000 $ 0.27 $ 0.17 $ 0.34 $ 0.70 11% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1994  401 000 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.12 $ 0.35 $ 0.76 $ 0.56 17% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1995  228 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.24 $ 0.71 11% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1996  447 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.12 $ 0.32 $ 0.51 17% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1997  147 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.56 $ 0.71 8% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1998  5 008 000 0.9% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
1999  332 000 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.27 $ 0.25 $ 0.68 13% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2000  423 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.15 $ 0.23 $ 0.49 $ 0.90 15% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2001  470 000 000 $ 0.17 $ 0.24 $ 0.53 $ 0.28 $ 1.13 15% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2002  490 000 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.10 $ 0.19 $ 0.30 $ 1.01 $ 1.13 16% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2003  415 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.20 $ 0.40 12% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2004  250 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.19 $ 0.47 $ 0.32 9% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2005  205 000 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.56 7% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2006  310 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.20 $ 0.37 8% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2007  240 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.29 $ 0.24 $ 1.13 9% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2008  440 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.19 $ 0.27 $ 0.30 $ 0.62 10% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2009  220 000 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.47 6% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2010  350 000 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.34 8% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2011  440 000 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.19 $ 0.25 $ 0.94 9% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2012  210 000 000 $ 0.15 $ 0.24 5% KM#35.2 (large portrait)
2013  220 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.34 $ 0.27 $ 0.62 5%
2014  220 000 000 $ 0.45 $ 0.56 4%
2015  $ 0.34 $ 0.44 $ 0.45 $ 1.13 5%
2016  $ 0.11 $ 0.17 $ 0.15 3%
2017  0.5%
2018  0.04%

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