Commemorative coin to the Successful Launch of the Naro (Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1), the first Korean space rocket.
"Naro" can put a 100 kg- class artificial satellite into earth orbit.
The coin is round in shape with a raised rim on the obverse and the reverse. The coin’s edge is milled.
The Obverse: features of the Korea's unfaltering will for the development of space technology through its engraving of the Naro's successful fairing separation high above the Korean peninsula, together with the earth and the moon.
The Reverse: features of the passing-on of a long astronomical tradition by engraving a portion of the CheonsangYeolchabunyaJido (Stone Astronomical Chart) and Cheomseongdae (Astronomical observatory), both of which represent the high level of astronomical knowledge of Korea in the past.