Pre-Orders for World Cup Coins Begin

Pre-orders for commemorative coins for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, which kicks off next month, started on Monday and will be accepted through May 30.

The commemorative coins comprise gold and silver coins from host country Brazil, France and Portugal, as well as gold-plated silver medals made by Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation.

The medals celebrate Korea's eighth consecutive appearance in the World Cup.

englishnews@chosun.com / May 20, 2014 13:21 KST