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2008 China Beijing Olympics 1-oz Silver Series I Proof Coin
Other Versions: [Series II Proof]
|Silver Content||1 oz.|
|Face Value||10 yuan|
|Year of Issue||2008|
The Series I silver coins' four designs feature children's sports games, which depict lively and adorable children playing four typical Chinese sports games: "Hoop Rolling", "Goat Jumping", "Kite Flying" and "Shuttlecock Kicking". The children's charming expressions on the coin design display an essence of gracefulness, dynamics and prosperity. The right side of the coin, about 1/3 of the area, is divided by the "Chinese Knot" decoration, with color images depicting favorite handicraft toys: "paired fish hanging ornament", "clay rabbit figurine", "paper pinwheel" and "cloth tiger figurine".
The common obverse design for the silver coins features the traditional paired "Chinese dragon" image, the emblem of the 29th Olympic Games, "The People's Republic of China" in Simplified Chinese and the year 2008.
The 2008 China Beijing Olympics 1oz Silver Series I Proof Coin was struck by the China Mint in the year 2008 and belongs to the Beijing Olympics series of silver bullion coins. Each .999 fine silver coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of silver and is legal tender with a face value of 10 yuan.
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