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10 WON COIN - KOREA - DABOTAP PAGODA
(KM 6a)

Date: A.D. 1972

Obverse: Dabotap Pagoda - Value and Bank of Korea

Reverse: Lettering - 10 THE BANK OF KOREA 1980

This coin depicts the unique and intricately carved Dabotap Pagoda, also known as the pagoda of many treasures, located in the temple of Bulguksa in Gyeongju, South Korea. The pagoda is supposed to have been built in 751, the 10th year of the Shilla king Gyeongdeok. It is a great Korean historical treasure.