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2018 1 oz South Korean Tiger Silver Medal (BU)

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Product Description

Introducing, the new 2018 1 oz Silver South Korean Tiger, a silver bullion medallion made by the Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation (KOMSCO). As the official mint of South Korea, KOMSCO is responsible for the printing and minting of banknotes, coins and other government documents. 2018 marks the first year of issue for the Silver Tiger bullion medal, and has a limited mintage of 30,000 units made. Each Silver Tiger Round comes in its own individual plastic coin capsule from the mint.

Medallion Highlights

  • Contains 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver
  • First year of issue
  • Limited Mintage of 30,000
  • Proof-like eye appeal
  • Unique tiger design exclusive to 2018 release
  • Individually sealed in original mint capsule
  • Quantities of 18 ship in mint shrink-wrapped rolls
  • Quantities of 90 ship in a cardboard box from the mint with foam padding


The obverse side of the 2018 Korean Silver Tiger coin features a striking image of the tiger – a symbol of courage, power, and good luck – letting out a powerful roar as it prowls through bamboo. The inscriptions, “1 oz”, “2018”, and “KOREAN TIGER” are centered toward the bottom of the design. A new Silver Tiger obverse design will be featured with each new year’s release.

The centerpiece of the reverse side of the South Korean Silver Tiger round is a geographical representation of the Korean peninsula in Hangul, or Korean script. Instead of focusing on geopolitical boundaries, the stylized mapping of the peninsula focuses on the shared history of Korean people and the prominence of the tiger in Korean culture and mythology. To the left of the peninsula is the traditional red-and-blue Taeguk from South Korea’s national flag, and to the right is a micro-engraved security seal containing “999”, the purity of this silver round. This side’s inscriptions read, “REPUBLIC OF KOREA” and “FINE SILVER 999”.

These 2018 Silver Tigers are brand new, imported by BGASC from the South Korean Mint, and stored in mint-sealed packaging until shipped. Quantities of 18 encapsulated medals are shipped in unopened mint shrink-wrap rolls. Single and smaller quantities of medals are carefully pulled from mint roll and bubble wrapped before shipment. BGASC always handles your precious metals with the utmost care and respect, as if we were collecting them ourselves. If you have any questions about these silver medals or the purchasing process, feel free to call us toll-free and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you.

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Year 2021
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer KOMSCO
Thickness 2.98 mm
Diameter 40 mm
Inner Pack 25
Outer Pack 250
Condition Uncirculated
Country Republic of South Korea
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series South Korean Tiger
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 40 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.1

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