This South Korean banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Korean Republic Won (KOMSCO Series, 1962). The ornate observe reads the Bank of Korea and the note's value in Korean Hangul script. The reverse more elaborate art and repeats the observe's text, in English. (Note Size: 90 x 50 mm or 3.54 x 1.97 in)
The South Korean Won was divided into 100 Jeon, prior becoming obsolete.
The KOMSCO Series 1962 featured the last issued Jeon denominated notes.
The KOMSCO Series 1962 featured the first domestically printed banknotes.
The KOMSCO Series was issued alongside the British printed De La Rue Series 1962.