2002 Korea Final Issue of the Austrian Shilling Gemstone 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities
2002 Korea Final Issue of the Austrian Shilling Gemstone 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities

2002 Korea Final Issue of the Austrian Shilling Gemstone 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck

$145.00

We have here on offer, the 2002 North Korea DPRK Final Issue of the Austrian Shilling Gemstone 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck! Comes in acrylic capsule, uncirculated condition, beautiful & extremely rare! 1 Oz. Large Crown type! 

The coinage has a unique feature of having a special "Stone Insert carving" in the central of the coinage, within an Oz. of pure proof Silver. Very Low Mintages = 2'001 only! Ultra Rare!

"The Schilling (German: Österreichischer Schilling) was the currency of Austria from 1925 to 1938 and from 1945 to 1999, and the circulating currency until 2002. The euro was introduced at a fixed parity of €1 = 13.7603 Schilling to replace it. The Schilling was divided into 100 Groschen."

About Austrian Schilling: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_schilling

 

"St. Stephen's Cathedral (more commonly known by its German title: Stephansdom) is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of ViennaChristoph Cardinal SchönbornOP. The current Romanesque and Gothic form of the cathedral, seen today in the Stephansplatz, was largely initiated by Duke Rudolf IV (1339–1365) and stands on the ruins of two earlier churches, the first a parish church consecrated in 1147. The most important religious building in Vienna, St. Stephen's Cathedral has borne witness to many important events in Habsburg and Austrian history and has, with its multi-coloured tile roof, become one of the city's most recognizable symbols."

About St. Stephen's Cathedral: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Stephen%27s_Cathedral,_Vienna

  • Front: St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, & the Final Issue of Austrian Shilling
  • Back: DPRK National Arms
  • Year 2002, 10 Won - Early 1st Releases!
  • 1 Oz, 31.00 GR. + Brown Stone Carving (separate Weight) 
  • Crown size (40 mm)
  • Silver 0.9990
  • Uncirculated Excellent Condition
  • Scare/Rare - Sold Out at Mints/Coin Fairs

These are the very first mintage releases, when DPRK started to initiate mintage of numismatic coins for external sale. 

This is a rarely available piece, very attractive & beautiful old rarity.

"North Korea DPRK silvers & gold coins have been always sold out at International Numismatist Fairs & Shows, given its very limited supply circulating in the marketplace. Rarity designs do commands very strong premiums amongst collections, and its prices have been steadily rising across the years. In these recent period, the acceleration is much more pronounced given the isolation state of North Korea, and it possible changes that may happen in the non-too distance future. This is definitely a very strong investment category. Buy with Confidence!"

About North Korea: - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_korea

This is a priced fairly and rare coinage. Authenticity is guaranteed for life!

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