1 Won Nobel prize in Medicine

Features

Issuer North Korea
Period Democratic People's Republic (1948-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2001
Value 1 Won
1 KPW = USD 0.0011
Currency Second Won (1959-2009)
Composition Brass
Weight 16 g
Diameter 35 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number N# 88547
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 209b
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

First Nobel prize winner in Medicine - Emil A. Von Behring

Obverse

National Coat of Arms, denomination below

Lettering:
조선민주주의인민공화국
1 WON

Translation: Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Reverse

Lab beacker divides half-leght figures facing each other.

Lettering:
FIRST NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE
1901 - 2001
EMIL ADOLF VON BEHRING

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2001  Proof

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