BOK Reconsiders Designs for 100,000 Won Bills

The Bank of Korea (BOK) is considering other designs for 100-thousand won bills instead of the Daedongyeojido, a Joseon Dynasty map of the Korean Peninsula.

The central bank originally planned to use the map by Kim Jeong-ho and the Bangudae Petroglyphs in Ulsan for designs for the back side of the bank note.

The issue of 100-thousand won bills will likely be delayed until after the first half of next year.

A senior BOK official said Wednesday that the bank is reconsidering the design due to continued dispute over whether to include the Dokdo islets in the design.

Reported by KBS WORLD Radio
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[KBS GLOBAL] | Original News @ HERE
Date : 2008/10/15


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