KOMSCO issues the South Korean Tiger series of gold and silver bullion on an annual basis in bullion and proof options. The mint has expanded the series since its 2016 introduction as a gold bullion medal to include a 1 oz silver medal, proof silver medals, and sizes such as a 10 oz silver medal. Today, 2019 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Tiger Medals are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside of a protective case with an included Certificate of Authenticity!
- Second release of the Silver South Korean Tiger medals!
- Mintage limited to 500 medals only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- On the obverse side is the depiction of a ferocious tiger.
- The reverse face includes the Korean peninsula shaped with the letters of the Hangul.
The South Korean Tiger bullion medals feature one of the most prominent animals in Korean culture. For example, tigers feature prominently in the foundation mythology of Korean society and are also used in folklore. In more recent centuries, the tiger has become a favorite among Korean artists, painters, and sculptors and was even chosen as the mascot of the 1988 Summer Olympics hosted in the capital city of Seoul.
All of the 2019 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Tiger Medals in this listing at Silver.com come with a protective presentation box and a themed shipper. The medals are available with a Certificate of Authenticity from KOMSCO. As proof medals, these specimens have frosted design elements and mirrored background fields.
On the obverse of 2019 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Tiger Medals is a depiction of a fearsome tiger. In this design, the tiger rips through the design field of the medal with its claws leaving tear marks behind. In the background, you can clearly see the image of a fierce tiger with its sharp teeth exposed as it growls.
The reverse of 2019 Proof Silver South Korean Tiger Medals comes with the image of the Korean peninsula with no political boundaries or geographic features included. The peninsula is shaped by the letters of the Hangul, the Korean alphabet shared by the cultures of North and South Korea.
KOMSCO stands for Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation. The facility is a government-owned corporation that serves as the sovereign mint of South Korea and was established in 1951.
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