Winter Olympics South Korea: Ice and Snow Sports - 2017 Proof Sterling Silver - 2 Coin Set

Product Code: L6716400

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Coin Highlights

  • 2017 Proof Sterling Silver $2 Coin
  • Issued on behalf of Fiji
  • Issue: 2,000
  • Unique presentation box and certificate


The South Korea Winter Olympic set is a 2 coin set celebrating both the Ice and the Snow events at the 2018 Olympics.

On both coins, two depicted sports have been segregated by using different frosting techniques in each sport. The upper sport is shown with the athletes frosted in relief with a polished background.  The sport shown in the lower half of the coin utilises a reverse frosting technique which has the athletes polished in relief which the background frosted which gives the impression of the snow or ice upon which the sport takes place. 

The obverse features the Fijian Coat of Arms a heraldic design consisting of a shield with the Cross of St. George, Fijian Warriors, a canoe and a Lion on a stunning proof background.

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The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games is to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea and is a multi-sport game scheduled to take place from the 9 – 25th of February. During the voting undertaken to choose the host country, PyeongChang beat Munich, Germany and Annecy, France, securing the victory with two thirds of the votes.

The games will feature 102 events across 7 sports which include multiple different styles of skiing such as Alpine, Cross-country, Freestyle and Ski Jumping. Ice skating is also a very prominent sport and includes Speed Skating, Short Track, Figure Skating. The Olympians due to compete come from a total of 83 nations at time of writing however this may increase.

The tickets to see to see these world class Olympians perform cost various amounts between £14 and £600 with tickets to the opening ceremony costing up to £1000. The more high profile sports such as Figure Skating and the Men’s Hockey attract the highest ticket price.

Metal Proof Sterling Silver $2 Coin
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 28.28gms
Issue Limit 2,000

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