The leading gold for sale from KOMSCO is the Chiwoo Cheonwang collection. These beautiful medals are available in gold and silver each year and debuted at the same time as the South Korean Tiger Medals. Chiwoo Cheonwang images chronical the famed God of War from Korean mythology and ancient history. Right now, 2016 1 oz Proof Gold South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals are available to purchase online at Silver.com with NGC certification.
- Ships to you inside of an NGC protective plastic slab!
- First design issued in the Gold South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang series!
- Availability of certified medals is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine gold.
- Issued a Grade of PF69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- UCAM designation.
- On the obverse side is the image of Do ggae bi on Chiwoo’s shield.
- The reverse face of the medal bears the image of Chiwoo Cheonwang contemplating the battle ahead.
Each 2016 1 oz Proof Gold South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medal in this listing comes to you with a protective plastic slab courtesy of the NGC. These medals are sealed to protect the PF69 certification. This indicates the medals exhibit full, original mint luster and a maximum of two minor detracting flaws. Examples of acceptable flaws at this certification level include minuscule contact marks or hairlines.
The UCAM designation from the NGC is reserved for proof specimens and indicates that each one has frosted, matte design elements overlaying deeply-mirrored, clear background fields. This combination of visual elements helps the design features stand out visually from the background field of the medal.
On the reverse of 2016 1 oz Proof Gold South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals features the image of Chiwoo Cheonwang standing at the lead of his forces as he prepares for battle. He is dressed in his full battle armament with a spear in one hand and his large battle shield in the other hand. The distant background features clustered flags and battle ensigns from his forces as he gathers his troops for the fight to come.
The obverse of 2016 Proof Gold South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang features the face of Do ggae bi. This hobgoblin character was known in Korean culture and mythology to ward off evil purely with its grotesque appearance. Featured on the shield of Chiwoo to intimate his enemies in battle, Koreans would also hang his effigy from the roofing tiles of homes to ward off evil spirits.
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