The Silver South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals are available annually as silver bullion and proof options. Both versions of the popular medals have low mintage figures, but the Proof Silver Chiwoo Cheonwang Medal has a true collectible mintage at just 3,000 medals issued in 2018. Today, 2018 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of a commemorative display box with a blue Certificate of Authenticity label!
- Third release year for the Silver Chiwoo Cheonwang!
- Mintage limited to only 3,000 medals!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The face of Do ggae bi features on the obverse side of the medal.
- Chiwoo Cheonwang rides into battle in the reverse design for the medal.
Chiwoo Cheonwang is known to many Koreans as the mythical God of War. His powers on the field of battle are said to include the ability to control the weather and even summon a fog that would blind his enemies. Chiwoo was known to some as Jaoji Hwanung and was the 14 successor to the ancient Baedal and became known as Cheonwang, or the Heavenly King.
All of the 2018 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals in this product listing from Silver.com include a commemorative display box and includes a blue Certificate of Authenticity label.
The reverse side of the 2018 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Medals features the latest in the evolution of Chiwoo Cheonwang imagery. The designs issued to date follow his movement toward battlefield glory, with the 2018 design on the reverse of these medals depicting Chiwoo Cheonwang as he rides his warhorse into battle and lowers his sword in preparation to strike down his enemies.
On the obverse face of 2018 Proof Silver South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwangs is the depiction of Do ggae bi. During the Silla Dynasty in Korea, people would hang this face of Do ggae bi from the edge of roof tiles to ward off evil spirits from the home.
KOMSCO stands for Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation. Founded in October 1951 for the Republic of Korea, the government-owned corporation is responsible for coining banknotes and circulation coins, as well as commemorative coinage and other government documents.
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