Art of Fighting - Karate

Armenia 2012 - 1000 Dram - Art of Fighting - Karate - 28.28g LIMITED Silver Coin

Low Mintage, only 5.000 of these coins have been issued by the International Coin House!
This silver coin with a milled edge is dedicated to the Art of Fighting.
$80.73

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Country Armenia
Year 2012
Face Value currency Dram
Face Value number 1000
Metal Silver
Fineness 925/1000
Weight 28,28g
Diameter 38,61 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case no
Price $80.73
Coin Story

"Karate" is the next coin from the "Art of Fighting" series. In 2011 the "Wushu" and "Judo" were issued. In 2012 an issue of "Karate" and "Koch" (Armenian fight) are planed.
Karate ("empty hand") is a martial art developed in late XIX century in the Ryukyu Kingdom prior to its annexation by Japan.
Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands.

Reverse Design

The reverse features three fighting sportsmen, a landscape of Okinawa on the background. Inscriptions: "Karate" (in English and Armenian) and a hallmark "Ag 925".

Obverse Design

The obverse features an image of the old gate to the Kingdom of the Ryukyu (Okinawa), ornaments around the coin. Inscriptions: "Republic of Armenia", "1000 Dram" (in English and Armenian) and "2012".

Packaging

The Art of Fighting - Karate coin comes encapsuled with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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