Olympics

1984 Chinese Olympic Athletes on Coins

Before the establishment of the PRC in 1949, China had been represented at the Olympics under the flag of the Republic of China (ROC). However the flag of the PRC was raised for the first time at the 1952 Helsinki … Read More

Errors and Varieties: 1988 15th Winter Olympic Games

This article looks once again at another of the several error strikes that either managed to make it out of the minting process undetected, or were detected too late to be altered. The coin under the spotlight here is the … Read More

1980 Olympic Coins

The 1980 Olympic Games Coin Series is one of the most sought after Chinese modern coin series. It is actually two sets of coins: The “Winter Olympic” set was released in May 1980 to commemorate the 1980 Winter Olympic at … Read More