As reported by DPRK's Stamp Information Card.

May 20, 2007: 60th Anniversary of Issue of the First Currency.

A sheetlet was issued to mark the 60th anniversary of issue of the DPRK's first currency

After liberation President Kim II Sung took a measure to enforce the currency reform in December, Juche 36(1947) to establish the independent national currency in the DPRK and realize the currency stabilization, thus ushering in a new era of the independent monetary system.

The currency reform made it possible for the Korean people to ultimately do away with the colonial dependence upon the Japanese established monetary system and the after effects of inflation and to introduce the monolithic monetary system that laid the independent financial foundations or the Korean nation.

Technical Details

1. Sheetlet: Stock No.: 4490
Size : 118 x 160 mm, 45 x 33 mm(stamp)
Denomination: 570 won
   3 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 36(1947)
   12 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 36(1947)
   35 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 48(1959)
   50 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 48(1959)
   70 won stamp: Currency isstted in Juche 67(1978)
   110 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 67(1978)
   130 won stamp: Currency issucd in Juche 81(1992)
   160 won stamp: Currency issued in Juche 81(1992)
Process: Offset
Designer: Han Song Rim
Quantity 30,000 (Perf.), 1,000 (Imperf.)

2. FDC: Size: 200 x 140 mm
Designer: Han Song Rim
Quantity: 1,000

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