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

2009 Korea Eiffel Tower 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 Eiffel Tower 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.

"The Eiffel Tower is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.

Constructed from 1887–89 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognisable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower is the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million people ascended it in 2015.

The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris. Its base is square, measuring 125 metres (410 ft) on each side. During its construction, the Eiffel Tower surpassed the Washington Monument to become the tallest man-made structure in the world, a title it held for 41 years until the Chrysler Building in New York City was finished in 1930. Due to the addition of a broadcasting aerial at the top of the tower in 1957, it is now taller than the Chrysler Building by 5.2 metres (17 ft). Excluding transmitters, the Eiffel Tower is the second-tallest structure in France after the Millau Viaduct.

The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels. The top level's upper platform is 276 m (906 ft) above the ground – the highest observation deck accessible to the public in the European Union. Tickets can be purchased to ascend by stairs or lift (elevator) to the first and second levels. The climb from ground level to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the climb from the first level to the second. Although there is a staircase to the top level, it is usually only accessible by lift."

About Eiffel Tower: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiffel_Tower

  • Front: Eiffel Tower
  • 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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