September 22, 2016 / 5:16 AM / 10 months ago

Figure skater Kim unveils 2018 Winter Games coins

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South Korea's Kim Yuna performs during the Figure Skating Gala Exhibition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 22, 2014.David Gray

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's 2010 Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yuna helped unveil a set of commemorative coins for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games on Thursday.

The coins feature winter sports, such as South Korea's traditional "Gorosoi ski" on a 30,000 won ($27) gold coin, and short track speed skating, ski jumping, and luge on the 20,000 won silver coins.

They will go on sale from Monday.

($1 = 1,103.2000 won)

Reporting by Kim Daewoung; Editing by Patrick Johnston

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