2009 Korea The Acropolis Wonders of the World 1.0 Grams 10 Won 999 Pure Gold Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities
2009 Korea The Acropolis Wonders of the World 1.0 Grams 10 Won 999 Pure Gold Coin Proof-Struck - Emporium Antiquities

2009 Korea The Acropolis Wonders of the World 1.0 Grams 10 Won 999 Pure Gold Coin Proof-Struck

$150.00

We have here on offer, the 2009 North Korea DPRK The Acropolis Wonders of the World 1.0 Grams 10 Won 999 Pure Gold Coin Proof-Struck! Comes in acrylic capsule, uncirculated condition, beautiful & extremely rare! Coin is immaculate, Capsule has a bit of marks.

"An acropolis is a settlement, especially a citadel, built upon an area of elevated ground—frequently a hill with precipitous sides, chosen for purposes of defense. In many parts of the world, acropoleis became the nuclei of large cities of classical antiquity, such as ancient Rome, and for this reason they are sometimes prominent landmarks in modern cities with ancient pasts, such as modern Rome.

The word acropolis literally means in Greek "upper city," and though associated primarily with the Greek cities Athens, Argos ( with Larissa), Thebes (with Cadmea), and Corinth (with its Acrocorinth), may be applied generically to all such citadels, including Rome, Jerusalem, Celtic Bratislava, many in Asia Minor, or even Castle Rock in Edinburgh. An example in Ireland is the Rock of Cashel. Acropolis is also the term used by archaeologists and historians for the urban Castro culture settlements located in Northwestern Iberian hilltops.

The most famous example is the Acropolis of Athens, which, by reason of its historical associations and the several famous buildings erected upon it (most notably the Parthenon), is known without qualification as the Acropolis. Although originating in the mainland of Greece, use of the acropolis model quickly spread to Greek colonies such as the Dorian Latoon Crete during the Archaic Period."

About The Acropolis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acropolis

  • Front: The Acropolis
  • Back: DPRK National Arms
  • Year 2009, 10 Won
  • 1 GR. (0.0321 Oz).
  • Good Size - 14 mm
  • Pure Gold 0.9990 
  • 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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