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500 Won

500 Won -  obverse500 Won -  reverse

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Features

Country South Korea
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-2019
Value 500 Won
500 KRW = 0.40 USD
Currency New won (1962-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.7 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 27,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 82
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Flying Manchurian crane, value in Hangul

Lettering: 오백원

Translation: Five hundred won

Reverse

Value and "Bank of Korea" in Hangul

Lettering:
2006
500
한국은행

Translation: Bank of Korea

Edge

Reeded

500 Won -  obverse

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Comments

The red-crowned crane is also called the Manchurian crane or Japanese crane (Binomial Name: Grus japonensis)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982  15,000,000 0.42 6%
1983  64,000,000 0.82 0.88 15%
1984  70,000,000 0.67 15%
1987  1,000,000 0.5%
1988  27,000,000 5%
1989  25,000,000 1.91 5%
1990  60,000,000 1.03 8%
1991  90,000,000 0.77 10%
1992  105,000,000 0.75 0.94 11%
1993  32,000,000 5%
1994  50,600,000 6%
1995  87,000,000 0.49 0.80 10%
1996  122,000,000 0.55 0.55 11%
1997  62,000,000 0.81 6%
1998 8,000 0.03% Mint set only
1999  22,000,000 3%
2000  128,000,000 0.33 11%
2001  113,000,000 0.45 0.47 2.19 8%
2002  110,000,000 0.19 1.30 9%
2003  122,000,000 0.44 9%
2004  45,000,000 4%
2005  105,000,000 0.46 0.46 7%
2006  170,000,000 0.50 10%
2007  70,000,000 0.56 6%
2008  130,000,000 7%
2009  40,000,000 4%
2010  100,000,000 0.43 6%
2011  140,000,000 0.44 7%
2012  70,000,000 3%
2013  60,000,000 2%
2014  10,000,000 0.7%
2015  0.90 3%
2016  0.34 1.78 4%
2017  0.8%
2018  0.3%
2019  0.03%

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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