China's central bank issued 12 commemorative coins on Tuesday for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. (Photos provided to People’s Daily; With input from Xinhua)
The coins, all legal tender, include a set of 10 coins -- four gold and six silver -- as well as a set of two copper-alloy coins.
All gold and silver coins feature the official emblem of the 24th Winter Olympics on the obverse, decorated with pictures of the Great Wall and snowflakes.
The reverse is inscribed with different designs including mascots of the 24th Winter Olympics and various winter sports.
The copper-alloy coins feature the official emblem of the 24th Winter Olympics on the obverse, decorated with images of the Great Wall and snow mountains.
The 2022 Olympic Winter Games will take place in February next year, coinciding with the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, the most important holiday in China.