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Commemorative coins of Asian Games to be released

2022-04-21 10:42:06

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The obverse design of 5g round gold commemorative coin (Picture from WeChat Official Account of PBC)

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On April 19, the People's Bank of China (PBC) released the news on its WeChat Official Account that the PBC is scheduled to issue a set of gold and silver commemorative coins for the 19th Asian Games on April 28, 2022. The set of three gold and silver commemorative coins, including one gold coin and two silver coins, is legal tender of the People's Republic of China.

The obverse designs of the gold and silver commemorative coins are the emblem of the 19th Asian Games, inscribed with the name of the country and the year number. In addition, the reverse design of the 5g round gold commemorative coin features the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium with a combination of urban architecture, landscape, osmanthus and other decorative elements, as well as the Chinese characters of “第19届亚洲运动会”, the English characters of “THE 19TH ASIAN GAMES HANGZHOU 2022” and the denomination.

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The reverse design of 5g round gold commemorative coin (Picture from WeChat Official Account of PBC)

The reverse of the 30g round silver commemorative coin features the mascot of the 19th Asian Games, complemented by the torch, the three pools mirroring the moon and the floating ribbons and other decorative elements, as well as the Chinese characters of “第19届亚洲运动会”, the English characters of “THE 19TH ASIAN GAMES HANGZHOU 2022” and the denomination.

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The reverse design of 5g round silver commemorative coin (Picture from WeChat Official Account of PBC)

The reverse design of 5g round silver commemorative coin for the 19th Asian Games is the e-sports model of the mascot of the 19th Asian Games, supplemented by Internet technology symbols, a runway and other decorative elements, as well as the Chinese characters of “第19届亚洲运动会”, the English characters of “THE 19TH ASIAN GAMES HANGZHOU 2022” and the denomination.

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The obverse design of 30g round silver commemorative coin (Picture from WeChat Official Account of PBC)

Commemorative coin specifications and mintage: 5g round gold commemorative coin is a proof coin, containing 5g of pure gold, 20mm in diameter, with the denomination of 80 yuan, the relative purity of 99.9%, maximum mintage of 10,000 pieces; 30g round silver commemorative coin is a proof coin, containing 30g of pure silver, 40mm in diameter, with the denomination of 10 yuan, the relative purity of 99.9%, maximum mintage of 20,000 pieces; 5g round silver commemorative coin is a proof coin, containing 5g of pure silver, 22mm in diameter, with the denomination of 2 yuan, the relative purity of 99.9%, maximum mintage of 100,000 pieces.

It is learned that this set of gold and silver commemorative coins is minted by Shenzhen Guobao Minting Co., Ltd. and distributed by China Gold Coin Group Co., Ltd. For details of the sales channels, please refer to the website of China Gold Coin. (Translated by Shao Yuming, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Jiang Yiwei