North Korea 100 Won Uncirculated

North Korean coins are often hard to find, but we can offer you these very plain 100 won coins struck in aluminium. They are part of the 2005 series of the so-called Second Won that circulated between 1959 and 2009. The coins also bear the date according to the Juche Calendar, which is named after the ideology of that dominates the closed North Korean State. The calendar begins with the birth year of Kim Il Sung, the founder of North Korea. This means that 1912 is known as “Juche 1”. However, the calendar was not formally adopted until 1997, three years after the dictator’s death.
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