We have here on offer, the 2003 DPRK North Korea, Amur (Far Eastern) Leopard 5 Won Silver Proof Crown/Ex.Rare! Comes in acrylic capsule, Uncirculated condition, Beautiful & Extremely Rare! Low Mintages!
"The Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) is a leopard subspecies native to the Primorye region of southeastern Russiaand the Jilin Province of northeast China. It is classified as Critically Endangered since 1996 by IUCN. In 2007, only 19–26 wild Amur leopards were estimated to survive. Recent data published by the World Wildlife Association indicates that there are roughly 70 adult Amur leopards in the wild today.
The Amur leopard is also known as the Far Eastern leopard."
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!"