South Korean medals sprung onto the market and immediately became a favorite for many precious metals collectors and investors. KOMSCOs Zi:Sin Series is no different. This 12-medal series began in 2017 with the Gallus medal, which features one of the Twelve Guardians found in Korean lore. You can purchase the 2017 South Korean Zi:Sin Gallus 1 oz Silver Medal from Provident Metals in perfect MS70 condition.
The Chiwoo Cheonwang series launched KOMSCO onto the international stage in 2016. The designs in that series show Cheonwang in various battle scenes. On one side of each of those medals is the image of Cheonwangs shield, which bears the image of Do ggae bi. The same image is also featured on the reverse side of the medals in this series.
The Zi:Sin Series features a total of 12 different designs. Each of these designs was created to represent a different member of the Twelve Guardians of Korean lore. These guardians lead gods armies into battle against evil. They also have mythical powers that help them defeat their enemies.
The medals in this listing have received a perfect MS70 grade from the NGC, meaning they have their full, original mint luster and no detracting flaws. They are also Early Release specimens, meaning they were received by the NGC within 30 days of their initial release.
On the obverse of each of these medals, you will see the image of Gallus in battle. Known as the messenger of light, he is capable of summoning a light so bright it is said that the armies of evil will quickly disappear. He is also said to possess a terrifying roar.
The reverse image on each of these medals is that of Do ggae bi, a fearsome creature that is said to frighten away evil spirits. He is compared to hobgoblins found in western cultures.
KOMSCO is a government-owned facility that serves as the sovereign mint of South Korea. The mint creates circulation coins, bullion currency, and paper banknotes.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Country||Republic of Korea|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Capsule Size||40 mm|
|Packaging||NGC Plastic Slab|
|Metal Content||1 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $99 Ship Free|