South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68
South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68
South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68
South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68
South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68
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South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing NGC PF68

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South Korea 1986 Gold 25K Won Seoul Olympics Folk Dancing 

Authenticity is certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation NGC

graded as PF 68 Ultra Cameo

Geography:South Korea

Denomination: 25,000 Won

Year: 1986

Composition: Gold

Fineness: 0.9250

Weight: 16.8100g

AGW: 0.4999oz

Diameter: 27mm

Obverse: Arms above floral spray

Reverse: Folk dancing

Catalog: KM#58

Mintage 117,500

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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from Goryeo, a dynasty which ruled in the Middle Ages. It shares land borders with North Korea to the north, and oversea borders with China to the west and Japan to the east. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Roughly half of the country's 50 million people reside in the metropolitan area surrounding its capital, the Seoul Capital Area, which is the second largest in the world with over 25 million residents.

The won is the currency of South Korea. A single won is divided into 100 jeon, the monetary subunit. The jeon is no longer used for everyday transactions, and appears only in foreign exchange rates.

The old "won" was a cognate of the Chinese yuan and Japanese yen. It is derived from the Hanja, itself a cognate of the Chinese character (yuan) which means "round shape." The won was subdivided into 100 jeon, itself a cognate of the Chinese character (qian) which means "money" and also used as a unit of money in the ancient times. The current won (1962 to present) is written in hangul only.


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