Olympics Seoul 1/2oz Gold Coin 1988 | Korean Seesaw


Olympics Seoul 1/2oz Gold Coin 1988 | Men on Seesaw Motiv

Weight: 15.55 g
Purity: 925 / 1000
Country of origin: South Korea
Grading: Mint State - Uncirculated
Packing: Single in plastic capsule
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Sell back price: € 837.75
Product Description

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)

  • Fan Dancing

  • Korean Seesaw

  • Kite Flying

The coins are beautifully designed and are ideal for both collectors and investors.

Product Specifications

Weight: 15.55 g

Diameter: 27 mm

Purity: .925/1000

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.

Product Details

Country of origin: South Korea
Series Name: South Korea XXIV Olympic Gold Coins
Purity: .925/1000
Weight: ½ oz
Scratch resistance: Poor