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½ Chon Orangutan

½ Chon (Orangutan) -  obverse½ Chon (Orangutan) -  reverse

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Features

Country North Korea
Period Republic (1948-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2002
Value 1/2 Chon (0.005 KPW)
Currency Second Won (1959-2009)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.16 g
Diameter 27.02 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 184
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

World of Animals Series - Orangutan

Obverse

National Coat of Arms, date below

Lettering:
조선민주주의인민공화국중앙은행
2002

Translation: Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Reverse

Orangutan

Lettering: ½ 전

Translation: ½ Chon

Edge

Smooth

½ Chon (Orangutan) -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002  1.17 1.29 1.41 1.41

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