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50,000-won note

50,000-won note
Image 50,000-won note
Issuance 23-Jun-09 Size (mm) 154×68
Basic Color Yellow Material Cotton
Themes Shin Saimdang (1504~1551) : a writer and a painter, Mukpododo, Egg plants of Chochungdo-subyeong, Wolmaedo, Pungjukdo
Security Features Holographic Strip, Moving image in the striped band, Color Shifting Ink, Intaglio Latent Image, Security Thread, See-Through Register, Micro Lettering, Watermark, Special Press and Soldering, Intaglio Printing, Fluorescent Security Fibers, etc.

Sixth Series of 10,000-won note

Sixth Series of 10,000-won note
Image 10,000-won note
Issuance 22-Jan-07 Size (mm) 148×68
Basic Color Green Material Cotton
Themes King Sejong the Great (1397~1450) : the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty and the creator of the Hunminjeongeum (the Korean script), Irworobongdo ('the Sun and the Moon, Five Mountain Peaks'), Yongbieocheonga ('Songs of Flying Dragons') / A Celestial globe (part of an armillary sphere)
Security Features Optically Variable Device, Color Shifting Ink, Intaglio Latent Image, Security Thread, See-Through Register, Micro Lettering, Watermark, Special Press and Soldering, Watermark Bars, Intaglio Printing, Fluorescent Security Fiber, etc.

Fifth Series of 5,000-won note

Fifth Series of 5,000-won note
Image  Fifth Series of 5,000-won note
Issuance 02-Jan-06 Size (mm) 142×68
Basic Color Red and yellow Material Cotton
Themes Yulgok Lee I (scholar, 1536~1584) : a scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, Ojukheon (Mongnyongsil) and Ojuk (black bamboos) / 'Insects and Plants' (watermelons and cockscombs) Paintings
Security Features Optically Variable Device, Color Shifting Ink, Intaglio Latent Image, Security Thread, See Through Register, Micro Lettering, Watermark, Special Press and Soldering, Watermark Bars, Intaglio Printing, Fluorescent Security Fibers, etc.

Third series of 1,000-won note

Third series of 1,000-won note
Image Third series of 1,000-won note
Issuance 22-Jan-07 Size (mm) 136×68
Basic Color Blue Material Cotton
Themes Toegye Lee Hwang (scholar, 1501~1570) : a scholar of the Joseon Dynasty, Myeongnyundang, a Mume tree / Gyesangjeonggeodo
Security Features Windowed Security Thread, Color Shifting Ink, Intaglio Latent Image, See Through Register, Micro Lettering, Watermark, Special Press and Soldering, Intaglio Printing, Fluorescent Security Fibers, etc.

Coins

Coins
10-won 10-won
18.00 mm, Dabotap (Pagoda in Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju)
50-won 50-won
21.6 mm, nickel-brass, Rice Stalk
100-won 100-won
24.0 mm, copper-nickel, Admiral Yi Sun-shin(1545~1598) : a renowned general of the Joseon Dynasty and the inventor of the iron-clad warship known as the Geobukseon
500-won 500-won
26.5 mm, copper-nickel, Crane
Update : 2018.02.23

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