1997 Korea Return of Hong Kong to China 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck
We have here on offer, the 1997 North Korea DPRK Return of Hong Kong to China 10 Won Silver Coin Proof-Struck! Comes in acrylic capsule, Uncirculated condition, Beautiful & Extremely Rare! 1 Oz. Large Crown type! ( Estimate > 1'000 mintage).
"The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China, referred to as "the Handover" internationally or "the Return" in China, took place on 1 July 1997. The landmark event marked the end of British rule in Hong Kong."
Front: Return of Hong Kong to China, Temple of Heaven
Back: DPRK National Arms
Year 1997, 10 Won - Early 1st Releases!
1 Oz, 31.00 GR.
Crown size (40 mm)
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!"