SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp. (KOMSCO) announced on Tuesday that it had released a medallion of a pig to celebrate the year 2019, which is also the year of the pig according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
The medal is the corporation’s third series of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs. The corporation released a medal of a chicken in 2017, followed by a medal of a dog in 2018.
The front side shows two piglets playing on a field, and the rear displays a piglet carrying a treasure box.
Only 150 medallions have been produced this year to raise collection value.
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