Yi Hwang, Korea's Existential Philosopher: 1,000 Won (South Korea, 1983)-Reference

This South Korean banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Second Korean Republic Won (Series 1983). The pastel-colored observe features an illustration of Neo-Confucian philosopher Yi Hwang (1501–1570 CE). The reverse depicts the Dosan Confucian Academy, in Andong. (Note Size: 151 x 76 mm or 5.94 x 2.99 in)


Observe

A 1000 Won note produced by KOMSCO, digitally overprinted to comply with S Korean copyright law.
A 1000 Won note produced by KOMSCO, digitally overprinted to comply with S Korean copyright law.

Reverse

A 1000 Won note produced by KOMSCO, digitally overprinted to comply with S Korean copyright law.
A 1000 Won note produced by KOMSCO, digitally overprinted to comply with S Korean copyright law.

 

Additional Notes

  • The South Korean Won ISO Code is KRW, for Korean Republic Won.

  • "South Korean" Won is a colloquial term, not used domestically in the Republic of Korea.

  • The term "South Korean" Won is used to avoid confusion with the "North Korean" Won.

  • The North Korean Won ISO Code is KPW, for Korean People's Won.

  • Both North and South Korean Won use the symbol , adding to the confusion.

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