Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation

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Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
Government-owned corporation
Industry Mint and Printing
Founded October 1, 1951; 63 years ago (1951-10-01)
Headquarters Gajeong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
Key people
Yoon Young-dae, President
Products Banknote [1]
Coin
Passports
Cashier's cheques
Postage stamps
Vouchers and gift certificates
Number of employees
1,562
Website english.komsco.com
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
Hangul 한국조폐공사
Hanja 韓國造幣公社
Revised Romanization Hanguk Jopye Gongsa
McCune–Reischauer Han'guk Chŏp'ye Kongsa

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.

Products[edit]

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.