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Korea South coins catalog with values

 

Republic of Korea

South Korean Hwan=100 chon (1948-1965)

old coin South Korea 100 hwan 1959
100 hwan 1959

KE4292 (Korean Era)
copper-nickel
100 / REPUBLIC OF KOREA / 4292 / Value flanked by phoenix
백환 / 한국은행 / Bust left
Value - 10-15 USD

 

old coin South Korea 50 hwan 1959
50 hwan 1959 (1959, 1961)

KE4292, 4294 (Korean Era)
nickel-brass
50 / 4292 / REPUBLIC OF KOREA
오십환 / 한국은행 / Iron-clad turtle boat (Geobukseon)
Value - 3-4 USD

 

old coin South Korea 10 hwan 1961
10 hwan 1961 (1959, 1961)

KE4292, 4294 (Korean Era)
bronze
10 / 4292 / REPUBLIC OF KOREA
십환 / 한국은행 / Rose of Sharon
Value - 2-4 USD

 

 

Reform 1966
South Korean Won (KRW)=10 hwan

silver coin South Korea 10000 won 1986
10000 won 1986

silver
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Marathon
10000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Runner
한국은행 1986 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 30-35 USD

 

 

silver coin South Korea 5000 won 1986
5000 won 1986

silver
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - mascot
5000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Tiger mascot
한국은행 1986 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 20-25 USD

 

silver coin South Korea 5000 won 1987
5000 won 1987

silver
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Stadium
5000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Stadium
만원 / 한국은행 / 1987 / 제24회서 물몰림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 20-25 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 2000 won 19862000 won 1986
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Boxing
2000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Boxers
한국은행 1986 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 8-12 USD

 

coin South Korea 2000 won 1987
2000 won 1987
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Tae Kwon Do
2000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Wrestlers
한국은행 1987 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 8-12 USD

 

coin South Korea 2000 won 1987
2000 won 1987
copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Wrestling
2000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Wrestlers
한국은행 1987 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 8-12 USD

 

coin South Korea 2000 won 1988
2000 won 1988

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - Weight lifting
2000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Weight lifter
한국은행 1988 이천원 / 제 24회 서울 올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1981
1000 won 1981

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
1st Anniversary of the 5th Republic
한국은행 / 1000 / 1981 / 대한민국 제5공화국 / Yin-yang symbol within rectangle above value flanked by flames
천원 / Imaginary bird called Bong-hwang who represents a King
Value - 5-7 USD

 

coin Korea South 1000 wona 1982
1000 won 1982

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988
1982 / SEOUL'88 / 1000 / Flower design and value within sprigs
천원 / 한국은행 / 제24회 올림픽대희유치기념 / Dancers
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1983
1000 won 1983

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988
1982 / SEOUL'88 / 1000 / Flower design and value within sprigs
천원 / 한국은행 / 제24회 올림픽대희유치기념 / Drummer within lined design
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1984
1000 won 1984

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
200th Anniversary of Catholic Church in Korea
한국은행 / 1000 / 1784-1984 / 천주교천대200주년기념 / Cross above value
천원 / MyeongDong Cathedral
Value - 5-7 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1986
1000 won 1986

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
10th Asian Games
1000 WON / XTH ASIAN GAMES SEOUL 1986 / Lion dance
서울아시아게기대회 / 체10회 / 한국은행1986천원 / Artistic design above flowers
Value - 5-7 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1986
1000 won 1986

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - basketball
1000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Basketball players
한국은행1986천원 / 채24회서올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 6-8 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1987
1000 won 1987

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - tennis
1000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Tennis player
한국은행1987천원 / 채24회서올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 5-7 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1987
1000 won 1987

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Olympic Games in Seoul 1988 - handball
1000 WON / XXIV OLYMPIAD SEOUL 1988 / Handball players
한국은행 1987 찬원 / 제24회 서울올림픽대회 / Arms above floral spray
Value - 6-8 USD

 

coin South Korea 1000 won 1993
1000 won 1993

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
Taejon International Exposition
1000 WON / TAEJON EXPO'93 KOREA / EXPO'93 / Mascot of the Expo, Kumdor
대전세계박람회 / 한국은행 1993 천원 / Circular symbols within circle
Value - 8-12 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 500 won 2006
500 won 2006 (1982- )

1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
copper-nickel
한국은행 / 500 / 2006
오백원 / Manchurian crane
Value - ~1 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 500 won 1978
500 won 1978

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
42nd World Shooting Championships
오백원 / 대한민국 / 제42회 세계사격선수권대회 / Marksman with text to right and below
500 WON REPUBLIC OF KOREA / 42nd WORLD SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 1978 / Symbol above value
Value - 5-8 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 100 won 1979
100 won 1979 (1970-1982)

1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
copper-nickel
circulation coinage
100 / 1979
백원 / 한국은행 / Bust with hat facing
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 100 won 2002
100 won 2002 (1984- )

1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
copper-nickel
한국은행 / 100 / 2002
백원 / Bust with hat facing
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Korea South 100 won 1975
100 won 1975

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
30th Anniversary of Liberation
한국은행 / 100 / Standing figures
백원 / 1945-1975 / 광복30주년기념 / Gate of Liberty
Value - 4-7 USD

 

coin Korea South 100 won 1981
100 won 1981

copper-nickel
commemorative coin
1st Anniversary of the 5th Republic
한국은행 / 100 / 1981 / 대한민국 제5공화국/ Yin-yang symbol within rectangle above value flanked by flames
백원 / Cluster of flowers
Value - 3-4 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 50 won 1982
50 won 1982 (1972-1982)

1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
copper-nickel-zinc
한국은행 / 50 / 1982
오십원 / Sagging oat sprig
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 50 won 2009
50 won 2009 (1983- )
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
copper-nickel-zinc
한국은행 / 50 / 2009
오십원 / Sagging oat sprig
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 10 won 1966
10 won 1966 (1966-1970)

1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
bronze
10 / THE BANK OF KOREA 1966
십원 / 한국은행 / Pagoda at Pul Guk Temple
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin South Korea 10 won 1979
10 won 1979 (1970-1982)

1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
brass
10 / THE BANK OF KOREA 1979
십원 / 한국은행 / Pagoda at Pul Guk Temple
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 10 won 1988
10 won 1988 (1983-2000)

1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 191, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
brass
Thicker value
한국은행 / 10 / 1988
십원 / Pagoda at Pul Guk Temple
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 10 won 2005
10 won 2005 (1991-2005)

1991, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
brass
Thinner value
한국은행 / 10 / 2005
십원 / Pagoda at Pul Guk Temple
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 10 won 2006
10 won 2006 (2006- )
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
copper clad aluminium
한국은행 / 10 / 2006
Pagoda at Pul Guk Temple
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 5 won 1966
5 won 1966 (1966-1970)

1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
bronze
5 / THE BANK OF KOREA 1966
오원 / 한국은행 / Iron-clad turtle boat (Geobukseon)
Value - 3-5 USD

 

coin South Korea 5 won 1971
5 won 1971 (1970-1982)

1970, 1971, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
brass
5 THE BANK OF KOREA /1971
오원 / 한국은행 / Iron-clad turtle boat (Geobukseon)
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 5 won 1983
5 won 1983 (1983-2012)

1983, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
brass
한국은행 / 5 /1983
오원 / Iron-clad turtle boat (Geobukseon)
Value - <1 USD

 

 

coin South Korea 1 won 1967
1 won 1967 (1966-1967)

brass
1 / THE BANK OF KOREA 1967
일원 / 한국은행 / Rose of Sharon
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 1 won 1969
1 won 1969 (1968-1982)

1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
aluminium
1 / THE BANK OF KOREA 1969
일원 / 한국은행 / Rose of Sharon
Value - <1 USD

 

coin South Korea 1 won 1988
1 won 1988 (1983-2012)

1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
aluminium
한국은행 / 1 / 1988
일원 / Rose of Sharon
Value - <1 USD

 

See also - North Korean coins

 

 

 

 

Coins of South Korea in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of South Korea presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.