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S. Korea Turtle Ship 50K Gold
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1988 Seoul Olmpics - an Olympics that changed a nation. This 50000 Won was struck in gold and features the famous Turtle ship, a fleet of which help stem an invasion from Japan. These famous battle ships were the first to utilize a protective metal deck to help prevent fire-arrow damage. Admiral Yi is a revered figure in Korea and world naval history. The reverse side includes a species of the Rose of Sharon (Hypericum calycinum) it's actually the South Korean national flower, where the Korean name for it means 'Immortal Flower'.
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Keywords: S. Korea Turtle Ship 50K Gold
Denomination: 50000 Won
Reference #: KM# 59
Date/Mintmark: 1988
Condition: Proof
Weight: 33.62 g; 1 oz. AGW
Metal: .925 gold

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