Philippe Simon's Collection
KOREA / COREE

Daehan Minguk / Corée du Sud / South Korea

South Korea 100 Won ND/1946 to 1947 series: [ 48 A ] grade: aUNC cat: 46b comment: Bank of Chosen - US Army administration Front: Yeongrang Kim Yun-sik (1903-1950) was a Korean writer from Gangjin county, South Jeolla province, in present-day South Korea. He participated in the Korean independence movement as a teenager, was jailed for six months in Daegu, and lived in Japan. Rear front and back note: Hibiscus syriacus is the national flower of South Korea. The flower appears in national emblems, and Korea is compared poetically to the flower in the South Korean national anthem. The flower's name in Korean is mugunghwa (Hangul: 무궁화; Hanja: 無窮花). The flower's symbolic significance stems from the Korean word mugung, which means "eternity" or "inexhaustible abundance added: 49 months ago
South Korea 1000 WON ND/1950 series: [ 570 ] grade: F+ cat: 40 comment: Front : Syngman Rhee ( April 18, 1875 – July 19, 1965) was a Korean statesman and the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea as well as the first president of South Korea. When the way for the independence movement in the Japanese colonial period and the comments stood apart, he announced the domestic situation to foreign countries. His latter three-term presidency (August 1948 to April 1960) was strongly affected by Cold War tensions on the Korean peninsula. added: 49 months ago
South Korea 1 WON ND / 1962 s.no: T6990302 grade: UNC cat: 30a added: 47 months ago
South Korea 500 WON ND/1973 s.no: 32865518 grade: UNC cat: 43 comment: Front: Yi Sun-shin (April 28, 1545 – December 16, 1598) was a famous Korean naval commander. In back front, Turttle ship added: 49 months ago