The Asian Tiger of South Korea is an amazing country in East Asia. Being the most developed country of the region, South Korea is widely known for its innovative technologies, engineering, robotics and other science achievements. The country is home for numerous of advanced companies producing world’s leading electronic, biotechnological, cyber goods and cars. Due to its fast economical progress, South Korea has the best conditions for living in the whole East Asian region, providing the auspicious environment for modern cultural development. Some Korean phenomena as K-pop and modern architecture are well recognized and admired by fans from all over the world.
South Korea is strictly separated from the northern part of Korean peninsula, where the Communist North Korea is located. The two countries with the same nation, language, origin and even the anthem and currency’s name, currently are in permanently tense relations.
Despite almost half of South Korean people claim themselves as non-religious, the traditional folk mythology and Buddhism influence the life of the country. The Lunar Calendar animals, being common in East Asian countries, appear on South Korean coins as well. Meanwhile, commemorative coins of South Korea are quite rare ones among collectors and investors. South Korean life is a bizarre mélange of ancient and supernova features, completing its unique style. Traditional shaman symbols and esthetics appear on South Korean coins’ designs, as well as Korean hieroglyph-alike writings add an exotic flavor to any special coin from South Korea issued either in base metal or in precious one.
All the mentioned applies to the sports of South Korea. Having its own styles of martial arts the country develop the international sports also, especially mountain sports, due to its mountainous relief. Summer Olympics were held in Seoul in 1988 and the next Winter Olympics of 2018 will be hosted by South Korea too. So, sports are much delighted subjects for commemorative coins of South Korea, named won. Some of the splendid South Korean coins can be purchased online 24/7 thanks to Coinsberg.com. Make a deal now and enjoy the new coin for your collection in a few days!
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