1988 Korea FAO Food For All Rice Farmer 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck
We have here on offer, the 1988 North Korea DPRK FAO Food For All Rice Farmer 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck! Comes in acrylic capsule, uncirculated condition, beautiful & Very Rare! Very Low Mintages = 2'000 only!
"The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Italian: Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, and helps developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices, ensuring good nutrition and food security for all. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates as "let there be bread". As of 8 August 2013, FAO has 194 member states, along with the European Union (a "member organization"), and the Faroe Islands and Tokelau, which are associate members."
Front: FAO Food for ALL deign, within Rice Stalks and Banner
Back: DPRK National Arms
Year 1988, 500 Won - Early 1st Releases!
Half crown size (35 mm)
Silver 0.9990, Proof-Struck, White Blast!
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!"