Bank of Korea (BOK) is the central bank of South Korea founded on June 12, 1950 under the Bank of Korea Act. It performs the typical functions of a central bank. The primary purpose is to pursue price stability. Bank of Korea has the exclusive right to issue banknotes and coins within Korea. There are four denominations of banknotes: 1,000 won, 5,000 won, 10,000 won and 50,000 won; and six of coins: 1 won, 5 won, 10 won, 50 won, 100 won and 500 won.

Headquarters address:
39 Namdaemunno Jung-Gu
Seoul, 100-794
Phone number: +82 2 759 4114