The currency of South Korea is the South Korean Won. It’s code is KRW and & the symbol is ₩. According to our data, USD to KRW is the most popular S Korean Won exchange rate conversion.
The most popular banknotes used in South Korea are: ₩1000, ₩5000, ₩10000, ₩50000. It's solely used in South Korea.
The won was introduced in 1962. In 2006, it became a major concern that the banknotes were being counterfeited and the new redesigns include over 10 security features in each denomination.