Olympics Seoul 1/2oz Gold Coin 1988 | Music Group
|Purity:||925 / 1000|
|Country of origin:||South Korea|
|Grading:||Mint State - Uncirculated|
|Packing:||Single in plastic capsule|
South Korea gold coins are beautifully designed and were introduced to commemorate the XXIV Olympic games that were held in Seoul in 1988. The series consists of 4 coins all with unique designs that celebrate South Korean culture.
What’s interesting about the series is the motifs highlight different aspects of Korean folklore and tradition, instead of profiling the Olympic games.
All of the South Korea Olympic gold coins have the same weight, puitry and nominal value.
Coin Name: Music Group (Folk Dancing)
Weight: 15.55 g
Diameter: 27 mm
Nominal Value: 25000 Won
Date of Issue: 1988
The “Music Group” edition shows a group of 5 Korean musicians playing music and dancing in a joyous celebration. The nominal value of “250000 Won” is inscripted below the motif. Dance has a 5,000 year history in Korea and is an important part of the culture.
The reverse side depicts the the Korean coat of arms, with the motif of a floral display below. The date of issue is engraved on the bottom outer edge.
Country of origin: South Korea
Series Name: South Korea XXIV Olympic Gold Coins
Weight: ½ oz
Scratch resistance: Poor