The currency of North Korea is the North Korean Won. It’s code is KPW and & the symbol is ₩. According to our data, KPW to USD is the most popular N Korean Won exchange rate conversion.
The most popular banknotes used in North Korea are: ₩5, ₩10, ₩50, ₩100, ₩200, ₩500, ₩1000, ₩2000, ₩5000. It's solely used in North Korea.
Replacing the Korean Yen in 1947, the North Korean Won was introduced. All current coin denominations are struck in aluminum and feature the national coat of arms on the obverse and flowers on the reverse.