1982 Kuwait in World Cup Finals


2015-06-26 11:00:34



Classified by Numista's Rarity Index = 97

A Very Rare Commemorative Gold Medallion- Limited Edition.

Kuwait in Spain 82 Football World Cup Finals. During the 1970s Football became one of the most distinguished sports of Kuwait at the highest levels. This was evidenced by a series of honorable achievements by Kuwait National Football Team in a number of contests and championships such as winning Gulf Cup of Nations (The Arabian Gulf Cup) for five years, reaching the quarter finals in the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow representing Asia, winning 1980 Asian Football Cup and qualifying among the 24 international teams to the World Cup Finals competition in Spain ESPAÑA 82 COPA DEL MUNDO which is considered a great achievement for the National Football Team. In recognition of this important and honorable feat; H.E. the late Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah President of Kuwait Football Association, assigned KFTCIC (renowned Kuwaiti investment bank) to manage the issue of a limited edition of this commemorative gold medallion.

Specifications of KUWAIT EN LA COPA DEL MUNDO ESPAÑA 82 Commemorative Gold Medallion- Limited Edition

Diameter 32 mm (1.26 inch), Weight 17.5 gram (0.6173 ounce), Gold 22 karat (917/000). Obverse World Cup 82 official emblem: ESPAÑA 82 (Flag & Ball), RFEF COPA DEL MUNDO. Reverse Kuwait Football emblem: OUR CAMEL IS A WINNER (Camel & Logo).

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