Ten Thousand Korean Won

26 Oct 2018  Fri

The ten thousand Won was issued by South Korea in 2007, Bank of Korea it is classified as Series III specimen. The original size of this note is 148 x 68 mm.

This banknote is printed by Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation in dark green on light green and multicoloured underprint called Intaglio printing method. A legend in Korean script is printed on top centre with the serial number on the top left and bottom right with two syllabuses in Korean below it. The portrait of Sejong the Great-the fourth king of the Joseon Dynastyis seen on the right with Irworobongdo-Painting of the Sun, the Moon and the Five Mountain Peaks with Five parallel line of Yongbieocheonga -Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven in the background. A hologram is printed on the centre-left which show a map of Korea and denomination on it. The denomination in English numeral is print on both top right and bottom left.

The legend ‘Bank of Korea’ is printed in English script on top centre. It also features Honcheonsigye - Armillary sphere on the left with observatory telescope in centre right and Cheonsang Yeolcha Bunyajido – a 14th-century-star map in the background. The denomination on the top left and bottom right. Honcheonsigye is an astronomical clock that's located in front of the statue of King Sejong

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