Olympics Seoul 1/2oz Gold Coin 1988 | Korean Seesaw
|Purity:||925 / 1000|
|Country of origin:||South Korea|
|Grading:||Mint State - Uncirculated|
|Packing:||Single in plastic capsule|
To commemorate the 1988 XXIV Olympic games in Seoul, South Korea issued four gold coins all with a weight of 15.55 grams, a purity of .925 gold and a nominal value of 25000 won. Each gold coin has a different design that highlights the unique heritage and folklore of South Korea. The names of the four gold coins are:
Folk Dancing (Music Group)
The coins are beautifully designed and are ideal for both collectors and investors.
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 27 mm
Nominal Value: 25000 Won
Design: “Korean Seesaw”
The Korea Seesaw Olympic gold coin depicts three Korean women playing seesaw. Korean seesaw, also called neolttwigi, is a traditional Korean game mostly played by women and girls, typically during the holidays. The Olympic logo is engraved above the seesaw and the nominal value can be seen on the bottom outer edge.
The reverse side shows the coat of arms of Korea. Below the coat of arms is a floral display. The date of issue is inscripted on the bottom portion of the coin.
Country of origin: South Korea
Series Name: South Korea XXIV Olympic Gold Coins
Weight: ½ oz
Scratch resistance: Poor