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)
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.