SOUTH KOREA

(won = 100 chon)

177-KRW

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	The won is the currency of South Korea since 1962. It is subdivided into 100 jeon, although denominations in jeon are no longer used. The Latinised symbol for won, ₩, is made of a letter W with an equal sign ("="), which is abbreviated to a single dash sign ("–") in many cases.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free up to equivalent of 10 000 $ (if more - declaration)
 Out: up to amount imported or declared
	Local currency:
  In: free up to equivalent of 10 000 $ (if more - declaration)
 Out: free up to equivalent of 10 000 $

NOTES in circulation (2006+)

500 KRW (1982+)(26.5mm, 7.7g)

100 KRW (1983+)(24mm, 5.42g)

50 KRW (1983+)(21.60mm, 4.16g)

10 KRW (1983+)(22.86mm, 4.06g)

5 KRW (1983+)(20.4mm, 2.95g)

1 KRW (1983+)(17.20mm, 0.729g)

KRW 5 000 (1994)(156*76mm)

KRW 5 000 (1983)(156*76mm)

KRW 1000 (1983)(151*76mm)

KRW 10 000 (2000)(161*76mm)

KRW 10 000 (1994)(161*76mm)

KRW 10 000 (1983)(151*76mm)

Oval: to the rates
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KRW 50 000 (23.6.2009)(154*68mm)

KRW 50 000 (22.1.2007)(148*68mm)

KRW 50 000 (2.1.2006)(142*68mm)

2.8 million commemorative (140*75)

KRW 1 000 (22.1.2007)(136*68mm)

sold for 8 000 won each

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NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes 

KRW 50 000, 10 000; 5 000;  2 000 (2017), 1000 (2006+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

KRW 10 000; 5 000; 1000 (1983+)

xx / xx %

outmoded

 

KRW 10 000, 5 000, 500, 100, 50, 5, 1 (1962+)     

xx / xx %

redeemable

 

!!! the previous (before 1962) currency of Korea ‘ hwan’ and pre 1962 won are no more redeemable !!!

 

 

 

 

Coins

500, 100, 50, 10, 5, 1 (1982,3+)   

xx / xx %

in circulation

older coins (1968+)

xx / xx %

redeemable

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

98 189

48 846 823

Korean

Christian 26 %

male 73.42

2004 : 21 419 (29)

Seoul 9 630 600

English (widely)

Buddist 26 %

female 80.57

2005 : 20300 (51)

Pusan 3 504 900

 

no affiliation 46 %