1988 Korea 30th Anniversary Of The 'Gorch Fock' 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities
1988 Korea 30th Anniversary Of The 'Gorch Fock' 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities

1988 Korea 30th Anniversary Of The 'Gorch Fock' 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck

$105.00

We have here on offer, the 1988 North Korea DPRK 30th Anniversary Of The 'Gorch Fock' 500 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck! Comes in an acrylic capsule, uncirculated condition, beautiful & rare!

"The Gorch Fock is a tall ship of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine). She is the second ship of that name and a sister ship of the Gorch Fock built in 1933. Both ships are named in honour of the German writer Johann Kinauwho wrote under the pseudonym "Gorch Fock" and died in the battle of Jutland/Skagerrak in 1916. The modern-day Gorch Fock was built in 1958 and has since then undertaken 146 cruises (as of October 2006), including one tour around the world in 1988. She is sometimes referred to (unofficially) as the Gorch Fock II to distinguish her from her older sister ship. The Gorch Fock is under the command of the Naval Academy in Flensburg-Mürwik."

About the Gorch Fock: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorch_Fock_(1958)

  • Front: Gorch Fock
  • Back: DPRK National Arms
  • Year 1988, 500 Won - Early 1st Releases!
  • 27.00 GR.
  • 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!"

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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