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08:36 Sep 28 2011

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China issues commemorative coins to mark Tibet’s peaceful liberation
08:35, September 28, 2011  

The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, on Tuesday issued a set of commemorative coins to mark the 60th anniversary of the peaceful liberation of Tibet.

This set consists of one gold and one silver coin.

The gold coins feature the lotus flower, snow-capped mountains and khada, a piece of silk meant as a greeting gift in Tibet. The maximum circulation is 20,000. The gold coin contains a quarter ounce of gold and has a face value of 100 yuan.

The silver coins show Tibetan design and are decorated with hada and propitious clouds. The maximum circulation is 30,000. The silver coin contains an ounce of pure silver and has a face value of 10 yuan.

From: China Tibet Online


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