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1/2 oz Gold South Korean Tiger Medal Random Year, Capsule Only | KOMSCO

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The Gold South Korean Tiger Medals from KOMSCO represent one of the first major bullion collections from the South Korean Mint to gain widespread international attention among investors and collectors. Starting in 2016, KOMSCO began issuing designs in the Chiwoo Cheonwang and South Korean Tiger Series. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase random 1/2 oz Gold South Korean Tiger Medals online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic capsule!
  • Available since 2016!
  • Chosen from random years!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • The obverse field includes a tiger design.
  • On the reverse is the Korean peninsula.
  • Please note you could receive matching designs and dates when buying multiples.

KOMSCO has an ever-growing portfolio of silver and gold bullion products that are popular with North American and global investors. The South Korean Tiger Series is one of the leading options for buyers. The gold medals in this series come with 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz gold options each year and a new image of the tiger on the obverse for each of the available date marks.


The obverse side of these 1/2 oz Gold South Korean Tiger Medals includes the image of a Korean tiger. The tigers on this face of the gold medals are captured in different reliefs with each date mark. For example, the 2018 design captured a tiger stalking its prey silently as it walks along the right side of the design field opposite of some bamboo stalks on the left side of the design field. In 2019, the design was changed to feature a tiger on the attack. In that design, a tigers claws rip through the design field as its snarling face is featured in the background.


On the reverse face of all 1/2 oz Gold South Korean Tiger Medals is a depiction of the Korean peninsula. Rather than a geographic design or a map of the political boundaries of the peninsula, here you see the letters of the Hangul, the Korean alphabet, used to shape the artistic image of the Korean peninsula. You will also notice a latent security image from KOMSCO on this face of the gold medals and the South Korean national emblem.


Though this series is named for the Korean tiger, no species of that name ever actually existed. The Korean tiger is, in reality, the colloquial name in the Koreas for the Siberian tiger that once existed here in the wild. The last Siberian tiger living in the wild on the Korean peninsula was killed by hunters in the 1920s.


These 1/2 oz Gold South Korean Tiger Medals are available to purchase today with a protective capsule. These medals are available to you from random years as chosen by our vault team once your payment has been processed. We cannot reserve a specific date mark or design for you. Likewise, we cannot guarantee youll receive variety if you purchase more than one. It is possible that you will receive several medals with the same date and design.

You can contact Provident Metals customer service if you have any questions. Feel free to call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year Random
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer KOMSCO Mint
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Proof
Country Republic of Korea
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series South Korea Tiger Medals
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 28 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2574917