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10 Won, South Korea, 1989

10 Won, South Korea, 1989

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 won coin
South Korea, 1989
Obverse Image: Dabotap Pagoda, located in Gyeongju, it is one of the national treasures, denomination and "Bank of Korea" in Hangul script.
Obverse Text: SIB / WON / HANGUG - EUNHAENG (Translation: Ten Won Bank of Korea).
Reverse Image: English script with denomination and "Bank of Korea."
Reverse Text: 10 / THE / BANK / OF / KOREA / 1989
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
Bank of Korea
place made
place of issue
Physical Description
cupro-zinc (overall metal)
6 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall: 1.5 mm x 22.86 mm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bank of Korea
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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