Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation

Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
Government-owned corporation
IndustryMint and Printing
FoundedOctober 1, 1951; 67 years ago (1951-10-01)
HeadquartersDaejeon, South Korea
Key people
Yoon Young-dae, President
ProductsBanknote [1]
Coin
Passports
Cashier's cheques
Postage stamps
Vouchers and gift certificates
Number of employees
1,562
Websiteenglish.komsco.com
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHanguk Jopye Gongsa
McCune–ReischauerHan'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.

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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.