1988 Tonga 1/2 oz Proof Gold 10 Pa'anga - Boxing
Buy 1988 Tonga 1/2 oz Proof Gold 10 Pa'anga - Boxing
Tonga authorized mintage of this wonderful 1/2 troy oz gold coin in 1988 to commemorate the Summer Olympics in Seoul that year. The coin weighs 5.55 grams and is .999 fine, with a proof finish and has an actual gold weight of .5 troy ounce. Each coin is legal tender in Tonga and has a face value of 10 Pa'anga.
The 1988 Olympics Tonga Gold Commemorative Coin is a truly unique work of art. The reverse features two Olympic boxers slugging it out in the ring. Encircling the image is the title "XXIV Olympiad Seoul" struck along the top half of the coin. The weight, metal type, and 10 Pa'anga denomination are all inscribed on the bottom. The obverse displays a portrait of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV. He reigned as King of Tonga from 1965 until his death in 2006. The king's name is inscribed along the rim, which also includes the date and country of issue.
1988 Olympics Gold Coins are a valued collectors item. Boxing fans and coin collectors will fight it out to get their hands on this coin, so you may want to place an order soon.
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