[Sold] 2008 Korea, 1 GR. Deutschland 1927, Famous Sailing Ships. 10 Won Proof GOLD/Ex.Rare! (#578).
We have here on offer, the 2008 DPRK North Korea, 1 GR. Deutschland 1927, Famous Sailing Ships. 10 Won Proof GOLD/Ex.Rare! Comes in acrylic capsule, Uncirculated condition, Beautiful & Extremely Rare! Coin is immaculate, Capsule has a bit of marks.
"The Schulschiff Deutschland ("School Ship Germany") was employed as a school ship ship for the merchant marine beginning in 1927. This last German full-rigged ship is maintained as a historical monument and museum ship, located at Vegesack, in the Federal State of Bremen, Germany. Since the name Deutschland was at the time of its construction already assigned to an unbuilt naval warship (a pocket battleship, later renamed the Lützow), its official name is Schulschiff Deutschland.
The ship carries 25 sails with a total sail area of 1950 square meters.
The top speed on engine is 12 knots, and on sail 18.2 knots."
Front: The Famous Sailing Ship, Deutschland, 1927-2008
Back: DPRK National Arms
Year 2008, 10 Won - Late 2nd Releases!
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!"