Taurus is one of the 12 Guardians in Korean mythology who are tasked with protecting against evil forces from 12 different directions. KOMSCO’s Zi:Sin series pays tribute to these guardians, who inspire fear and awe with their might and power. Today, 2021 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Zi:Sin Taurus Medals are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Medals ship to you in presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Brand-new Zi:Sin Taurus medal!
- Mintage limited to 300 medals only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The obverse shows the iconic Doggaebi.
- On the reverse side is the guardian Taurus.
- Proof visuals.
All 2021 1 oz Silver South Korean Zi:Sin Taurus Medals arrive in display case with a Certificate of Authenticity from the mint. This 5th overall release in the Zi:Sin collection has been struck in .999 fine silver with proof visuals. Upon inspection, you will note the coin has a mirror-like appearance with frosted devices. It’s the perfect collectible for lovers of mythological heroes.
A smiling Doggaebi is shown on the obverse of 2021 1 oz Proof Silver Zi:Sin Taurus Medals. Doggaebis, also known as Korean goblins, are playful deities who interact with humans, protecting them from evil but also occasionally playing tricks on them. The earliest depiction of a Doggaebi can be found in Lady Dohwa and Bachelor Bihyeong, a tale from the Silla era. Along the rim are the medal’s country of origin, year, purity, and weight. Please note that the weight is listed as 1 Clay, which is KOMSCO’s way of saying 1 Troy Ounce.
The Guardian Taurus is featured on the reverse of 2021 1 oz Proof Silver South Korean Zi:Sin Taurus Medals. Dressed in Bull armor, Taurus has a commanding presence as he stands over an anvil forging a sword. Behind him, there is a majestic Korean statue. The inscription Zi:Sin Taurus is shown on the left side of the medal.
Many countries have their own myths which often feature courageous heroes who serve as symbols of hope for the people. In Korean mythology, the 12 Guardians are among the most renowned of these folk heroes. The Guardians are Gallus, Canis, Scrofa, Rattus, Tigris, Lepus, Draco, Ophidia, Equus, Ovis, Pithecus, and Taurus. Together, these heroes are tasked with warding off evil forces from twelve different directions.
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