North Korea (Banknotes)


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Currency: North Korean won (KPW)
               (1 Won = 100 Chŏn)
Issuer: Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk Chungang Ǔnhaeng
           (조선민주주의인민공화국중앙은행
           Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
To the 1 December 2009 the North Korean won
was devaluated due to inflation at a ratio of 100 to 1:

Nko-500-Won-V-2007  =  Nko-5-Won-V-2002

(500 old Won (Series 1) = 5 new Won (Series 2))
1 Won: Nko-1-Won-V-1992Nko-1-Won-R-1992
 
Series 1 (1992)  [P-39]
5 Won: Nko-5-Won-V-1998Nko-5-Won-R-1998 Nko-5-Won-V-2002Nko-5-Won-R-2002
 
Series 1 (1998)  [P-40]
Series 2 (2002)  [P-58]
10 Won: Nko-10-Won-V-1998Nko-10-Won-R-1998 Nko-10-Won-V-2002Nko-10-Won-R-2002
 
Series 1 (1998)  [P-41]
Series 2 (2002)  [P-59]
50 Won: Nko-50-Won-V-1992Nko-50-Won-R-1992 Nko-50-Won-V-2002Nko-50-Won-R-2002
 
Series 1 (1992)  [P-42]
Series 2 (2002)  [P-60]
100 Won: Nko-100-Won-V-1992Nko-100-Won-R-1992 Nko-100-Won-V-2008Nko-100-Won-R-2008
 
Series 1 (1992)  [P-43]
Series 2 (2008)  [P-61]
200 Won: Nko-200-Won-V-2005Nko-200-Won-R-2005 Nko-200-Won-V-2008Nko-200-Won-R-2008
 
Series 1 (2005)  [P-48]
Series 2 (2008)  [P-62]
500 Won: Nko-500-Won-V-2007Nko-500-Won-R-2007 Nko-500-Won-V-2008Nko-500-Won-R-2008
 
Series 1 (2007)  [P-44]
Series 2 (2008)  [P-63]
1000 Won: Nko-1000-Won-V-2006Nko-1000-Won-R-2006 Nko-1000-Won-V-2008Nko-1000-Won-R-2008
 
Series 1 (2006)  [P-45]
Series 2 (2008)  [P-64]
2000 Won: The banknotes of South Korea:

       South Korean won       
Nko-2000-Won-V-2008Nko-2000-Won-R-2008
 
Series 2 (2008)  [P-65]
2000 Won: Nko-5000-Won-V-2006Nko-5000-Won-R-2006 Nko-5000-Won-V-2008Nko-5000-Won-R-2008
 
Series 1 (2006)  [P-45]
Series 2 (2008)  [P-66]
All presented banknotes belong to series, which were - wholly or partially - in circulation during my stay in North Korea (2012). The collection does not claim to completeness or timeliness.
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