[Sold] 1996 Korea, 1 Oz. World Football'98. Large 500 Won Silver Proof Crown/Ex.Rare! (#558).
We have here on offer, the 1996 DPRK North Korea, 1 Oz. World Football'98. Large 500 Won Silver Proof Crown/Ex.Rare! Comes in acrylic capsule, Uncirculated condition, Beautiful & Extremely Rare! 1 Oz. Large Crown type!
"The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's nationalassociation footballteams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. The country was chosen as the host nation by FIFA for the second time in the history of the tournament, defeating Morocco in the bidding process. It was the second time that France staged the competition (the first was in 1934 and also a re-FIFA World Cup), and the ninth time that it was held in Europe."
Front: Outfield Footballer, Eiffel Tower in background (Colour)
Back: DPRK National Arms
Year 1996, 500 Won - Early 1st Releases!
1 Oz, 31.00 GR.
Crown size (40 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!"