Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
|Industry||Mint and Printing|
|Founded||October 1, 1951|
|Headquarters||Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea|
|Key people||Yoon Young-dae, President|
Vouchers and gift certificates
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation (KOMSCO, 한국조폐공사) is a government-owned corporation which is responsible to print and mint the banknotes and coins and other government documents. Its headquarters are located in Daejeon, South Korea. KOMSCO also mints coins for other currencies.
The main job of KOMSCO is printing and minting the South Korean currency. Currently the 1000, 5000, 10,000, 50,000 KRW banknotes and the 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 KRW coins are minted and printed by the currency plant of KOMSCO. Also, they produce all South Korean cheques, stamps, and passports.