Commemorative Coins to Be Issued

Commemorative coins will be minted in the DPRK to mark the 75th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly issued a decree in this regard on October 1.

Commemorative coins “75th Founding Anniversary of the WPK” are to be minted in gold and silver.

Carved at the centre of heads of gold and silver coins are the Party Founding Museum and the WPK emblem. On their upper parts are letters reading “Foundation of the WPK” and on the lower parts are letters “75th Anniversary”, with letters “1945” and “2020” on both sides.

On the tails of the coins is the national emblem of the DPRK. Seen in their upper parts are letters “The Central Bank of the DPRK” and in the lower parts are degree of purity, weight and minting year, with magnolias decorating their edges.

The size of the pure gold coin is 35 mm in diameter and 2 mm thick, and that of pure silver coin 40 mm in diameter and 3 mm thick.

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