Chiwoo Cheonwang Gold Series - The thrilling Chiwoo Cheonwang Gold series from South Korea is making waves in the coin community. This is the very first South Korean Gold bullion series and also marks the introduction of a new measurement of value for South Korea, called a “CLAY.”
You may not recognize the name Chiwoo Cheonwang but he was an influential figure in Chinese and Korean history circa 2600 B.C. Many of his deeds have been transformed over the years into mythological stories of power and magic. We know the real Chiwoo Cheonwang was a tribal leader of the Nine Li tribe in ancient China and his strong leadership led to him being worshiped as the God of War and honored as one of the three legendary founding fathers of China. Of course, it is unlikely that Chiwoo had four eyes, six arms and horns, or that he could breathe fog to obscure the battlefield and summon great storms at his will. Nonetheless, Gold Chiwoo medals celebrate this fascinating historical figure.
The Chiwoo bullion series is sure to be desirable as it grows in duration and recognition, and it may be wise to buy Chiwoo medals as they are introduced. The 2016 Chiwoo medal features an image of Chiwoo Cheonwang leading a battle with spear and shield, while the 2017 Chiwoo medal bears a depiction of Chiwoo Cheonwang in military dress astride a rearing horse. Taking these first Chiwoo releases as an indication, the various images of Chiwoo on the South Korea Chiwoo Cheonwang series are sure to be dynamic scenes of action that any collector or historian is bound to admire. Both the 2016 Chiwoo medal and the 2017 Chiwoo medal boast limited mintages, with the 2016 1 oz Gold medal seeing a mintage of just 2,016. APMEX stocks these exceptional pieces and we are eager to assist our clients who wish to buy Chiwoo medals.