5 Won, South Korea, 1988

5 Won, South Korea, 1988

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 won coin
South Korea, 1988
Obverse Image: Geobukseon (Turtle Ship), Korean battleship used from the 15th to the 19th century, denomination and "Bank of Korea" in Hangul script.
Obverse Text: O / WON / HANGUG - EUNHAENG (Translation: Five Won Bank of Korea).
Reverse Image: English script with denomination and "Bank of Korea."
Reverse Text: 5 / THE / BANK / OF / KOREA / 1988
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
Korea, South
Physical Description
copper-zinc (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 17.2 mm; 1/32 in x 11/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bank of Korea
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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