North Korea ½-CHON (KM188)
North Korea ½-CHON (KM188)

North Korea ½-CHON (KM188) Snake

In 2002, North Korea issued a series 12 coins, eight with animals and four with planes, trains, and ships. There are 100 chon to the won, which makes the denomination of these coins quite small. I doubt these were intended for circulation, but I have included them anyway.

There are actually snakes in North Korea, but a Google search on snakes north korea returns mostly results on the current political climate in the country, and its abysmal human rights record. Go figure.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27 mm
  • Composition: Aluminum
  • CAT#: KM188

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