New Coins Mark 2008 Biejing Olympics

Silver Commemorative Medal
Gold Commemorative
Chinese Officials display the first two sets of Olympic Commemorative Coin Sets

Coin collectors will be able to acquire proof gold and silver commemorative coins issued by the China Mint in honor of the games August 8-24. It is a complete proof 18-coin set issued in three series, featuring six gold coins that are each one-third troy ounce and 12 silver coins that are each 1 troy ounce. The mintage is limited to 60,000 worldwide with 3,000 sets earmarked for the United States.