Title: Definitve Stamp (100 won)
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
885 
KPC#
275 
MICHEL#
912 
StanGib#
1069 
Scott#
653 
Date of Issue
03/10/1974 
Quantity
To be issued as required 
Denomination
100 won 
Design
A golden Crown with gold spangles and commashaped jades.
Excavated from Shilla tombs and believed to date from the 5th or 6th century. 
Designer
Lee Keun-moon 
Image Area
19mm*22mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
10Ąż10 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Ministry of Communications is issuing these two kinds of regular postage stamps with new designs: a five-won stamp depicting a squirrel and a 100-won stamp featuring the Kumkwanchong gold crown.

2. Kumkwanchong Gold Crown This gold crown of the silla dynasty has been designated as National Treasure No. 87. Made of numerous gold plates and jewels, the crown is 44.4cm high and 19cm in diameter. It has five tree-shaped and antler-shaped projections. The inner cap features fish-scale designs and complex openworks of geometrical patterns. Attached to the cap is a bird`s wing-shaped upright. The crown is embellished with 133 glittering spangles and 57 comma-shaped jewels. Two pendants decorated with comma-shaped jades are affixed to the rim of the crown. The bird`s wing-shaped ornament of the inner cap is covered with more than 200 sequin-like spangles.

A Handbook of Korea; 1993; KOIS.
A golden Crown with gold spangles and commashaped jades.
Excavated from Shilla tombs and believed to date from the 5th or 6th century.