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1 Won, 1947

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Front: Farmer and worker

Back: mountain

 

50 Chon, 1959

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1 Won, 1959

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5 Won, 1959

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Front: Kim Il Sung university, Pyongyang

Back: Fancy design

 

10 Won, 1959

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Front: Taedong gate (Easern gate to the old town of Pyongyang)

Back: Apple harvest

 

Taedong Gate

Taedong gate

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50 Won, 1959

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Front: Okryu Bridge in Pyongyang

Back: Peasant woman

 

Okryu Bridge

Okryu Bridge

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Woman Holding Wheat

 

100 Won, 1959

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Front: Steam freight train through factory area

Back: Mt. Kumgang in Kangwon-do

 

Mt. Kumgang

Mt. Kumgang

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1 Won, 1978

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Front: Soldier, dancer, school children

Back: Sodier and women

 

5 Won, 1978

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Front: Factory workers

Back: Mt. Kumgang

 

10 Won, 1978

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Front: Winged equestrian statue "Chollima" (Thousand Ri Horse)

Back: Chollima steel complex

 

Chollima statue

Chollima statue

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Painting of Chollima Steel Complex

painting of Chollima Steel Complex

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50 Won, 1978

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Front: Soldier, peasant woman, Party officials

Back: Lake

 

100 Won, 1978

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Front: Kim Il Sung (1912-1994), Prime Minister of North Korea 1948-1972, President of North Korea 1972-1994

Back: Houses in Mangyongdae (birthplace of Kim Il Sung)

 

50 Won, 1988

50 won 1988 front
50 won 1988 back

Front: Winged equestrian statue "Chollima" (Thousand Ri Horse)

According to an old tale this horse runs 1,000 Ri (500,000 meters) every night.

Back: Fancy design

 

5 Won, 1998

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Front: Students; Kim Il Sung University and Mangyongdae School Childrens' Palace

Back: Grand People's Study house

 

10 Won, 1998

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Front: Factory worker, "Chollima" (Thousand Ri Horse)

Back: Pi Do Island, Western Sea Barrage and locks on Taedong River

 

50 Won, 1992

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Front: Monument of "Juche" Ideology; Young professionals

Back: Mount Paekdu

 

100 Won, 1992

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Front: Kim Il Sung (1912-1994), Prime Minister of North Korea 1948-1972, President of North Korea 1972-1994

Back: Houses in Mangyongdae (birthplace of Kim Il Sung)

 

200 Won, 2005

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5000 Won, 2013 (2014)

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Front: Houses in Mangyongdae (birthplace of Kim Il Sung)

Back: International Friendship Exhibition building in Mt. Myohyang

Mt. Myohyang is the second highest mountain in North Korea after Mt. Paekdu. It houses Pohyon Temple, the largest Buddhist shrine in North Korea, as well as the International Friendship Exhibition, a massive underground exhibition of gifts for the North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and Kim Jong Un.

Courtesy noteshobby

 

International Friendship Exhibition building

International Friendship Exhibition building

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North Korea, situated on the northern half of the Korean Peninsula between China and South Korea, was a Japanese protectorate 1905-1945. It was established as an independent republic in 1948. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on North Korea.

 

 

 

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