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1982 12th FIFA World Cup ¼ oz Gold Coin

The 1982 12th FIFA World Cup The ¼ oz gold piece is one of a four-coin set issued in 1982, comprising one gold, one copper, and two silver coins. They were issued as a commemorative set, celebrating the 1982 12th … Read More

Coin of the Week: 1995 50 Yuan Bimetallic 4th Women’s Congress Proof Coin

The Fourth World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace was held in the Chinese city of Beijing between the 4th and 15th September 1995. Chapter III, article 8 of the founding charter of the United Nations deals … Read More

Contemporary Chinese Art on Precious Metals

Contemporary Chinese art has grown rapidly since the changes that occurred in the arts scene following the Cultural Revolution of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and after Mao’s death in 1976. Commonly referred to as avant-garde art, contemporary art … Read More

Unicorn Coins

From 1994 to 1997, the “Chinese and American Mascot: Unicorn” coin sets were issued by the People’s Bank of China to commemorate the unicorn: two mystical beasts from the Chinese and Western folklore that share the same name. The unicorn … Read More

1979 Year of the Child Coins

BACKGROUND. The International Year of Child (IYC) Coin series was one of the first coin series made in the history of modern China. Released in 1980, it was issued to commemorate 1979, the UNESCO proclaimed International Year of the Child. … Read More