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Korea (South) 5 Won  1966 to 1982
Korea (South) 5 Won 1966 to 1982

On the obverse you can see a turtle ship which was a large war ship that participated in the war against Japanese naval forces attempting to conquer Korea in 1592-1598. The ship's name derives from its protective shell-like covering. Nice looking coins can be collectible finds.

The catalog value goes like this:

COINS DATED 1966 TO 1968 MADE OF BRONZE:
worn: less that $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less that $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $30
coins in extremely high states of preservation (numismatic grade MS64 and higher) can reach $60 to $80

COINS DATED 1969 AND 1970 MADE OF BRONZE:
worn: less that $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less that $1
well preserved: less than $1
fully uncirculated: $10

COINS DATED 1970 AND 1982 MADE OF BRASS:
worn: less that $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less that $1
well preserved: less than $1
fully uncirculated: $1

Coin: 18598 , Genre: The Sinosphere
Requested by: Emma, Thu, 08-Jan-2015 22:08:10 GMT
Answered by: Andrei, Fri, 09-Jan-2015 07:48:52 GMT
Requester description: Smooth on the edges 5 cent The bank of Korea 1970
Tags: korea south 5 won korean suid ziud bank boat ship sailboat turtle saling sailing steamboat clipper warship sails masted ships boats outriggers vessel sail outrigger

  

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