It is estimated that close to 200 million coins were discarded in the first half of this year alone.

In terms of face value, it was worth 1.15 trillion won, because it was damaged or contaminated by wrong storage methods or mistakes.

If connected horizontally, the total length is 24,765 km, which is equivalent to 30 round trips on the Gyeongbu Expressway.

The damaged currency is exchanged at the Bank of Korea currency exchange depending on the degree of damage. They are exchanging it for money.

However, if it is less than 2/5, it cannot be exchanged.

In the case of burnt currency, it is recognized as the remaining area even to the ashes attached to it. It is recommended to pack and transport.