WORLD China to issue Mars mission commemorative coins

WORLD

China to issue Mars mission commemorative coins

People's Daily app

22:45, August 23, 2021

The People’s Bank of China will issue commemorative coins on August 30 to celebrate the success of the nation’s first Mars exploration mission.

They include a limited edition of 1,000 150-gram gold coins with the Tianwen-1 probe and Mars rover Zhurong.

There are another 30,000 8-gram gold coins depicting the Zhurong rover moving over Mars.

And 60,000 8-gram silver coins with the orbiter, the Earth, Mars and the orbit around Mars will be issued too.

(Compiled by Zhu Yurou)

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