Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation

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Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
Type Government-owned corporation
Industry Mint and Printing
Founded October 1, 1951
Headquarters Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
Key people Yoon Young-dae, President
Products Banknote [1]
Cashier's cheques
Postage stamps
Vouchers and gift certificates
Employees 1,562
Website http://english.komsco.com

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.