China News Service, October 21. According to the WeChat official account of the People's Bank of China, the People's Bank of China is scheduled to issue 12 commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games from October 26, 2021.

Includes a set of 10 gold and silver commemorative coins (group 2), including 4 gold commemorative coins, 6 silver commemorative coins, and 2 copper alloy commemorative coins, all of which are legal tender of the People’s Republic of China.

1. Gold and silver commemorative coins

  (1) The commemorative coin pattern.

  1. Front pattern.

  The front design of this set of gold and silver commemorative coins is the emblem of the 24th Winter Olympic Games, which is lined with a combination of elements such as the Great Wall and snowflakes, and the name of the country and the year are published.

  2. The back pattern.

  The back pattern of the 1kg round gold commemorative coin is the mascot of the 24th Winter Olympic Games. It is lined with a combination of core graphics, snowflakes and other elements. The words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are also published.

  The back of the 150-gram round gold commemorative coin is the torch of the 24th Winter Olympic Games. It is lined with the combination of auspicious clouds and snowflakes on the surface of the torch, core graphics and other elements. The words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are also published.

  The pattern on the back of the 5g round gold commemorative coin is a decorative combination of Beijing's traditional winter sports skating shapes, Beijing's traditional ancient buildings, and ice rinks. The words and denominations of the "24th Winter Olympic Games" are also published.

  The pattern on the back of the 5g round gold commemorative coin is a paper-cut style design of magpies, plum blossoms, and the National Ski Jumping Center in Yu County, Zhangjiakou. The words and denominations of the "24th Winter Olympic Games" are also published.

  The pattern on the back of the 1kg round silver commemorative coin is the sports shape of the Winter Olympic Games-alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, etc. It is lined with a combination of elements such as the Great Wall, the National Ski Jumping Center, and the Shougang Ski Jumping platform. Design, and publish the words and denominations of "The 24th Winter Olympic Games".

  The pattern on the back of the 150g round silver commemorative coin is the sports shape of the Winter Olympic Games-steel frame snowmobile, snowmobile, sled, etc., lined with the national snowmobile sled center track, snowflakes and other elements combined design, and published " The words and denominations of the 24th Winter Olympic Games.

  The pattern on the back of the 15-gram round silver commemorative coin is the sport of the Winter Olympic Games-speed skating. It is lined with decorative sports scenes and other elements. The words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are also published.

  The pattern on the back of the 15-gram round silver commemorative coin is the Winter Olympic Games sport-curling shape, lined with decorative style sports scenes and other elements combined design, and the words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are published.

  The pattern on the back of the 15-gram round silver commemorative coin is the Winter Olympic Games sport-ice hockey shape, lined with decorative style sports scenes and other elements combination design, and the words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are published.

  The pattern on the back of the 15-gram round silver commemorative coin is the shape of the Winter Olympic Games-Nordic Biathlon, lined with decorative style sports scenes and other elements combined design, and the words "24th Winter Olympic Games" and the denomination are published. .

(2) The specifications and circulation of commemorative coins.

  The 1 kg round gold commemorative coin is a refined coin, containing 1 kg of pure gold, with a diameter of 90 mm, a denomination of 10,000 yuan, a fineness of 99.9%, and a maximum circulation of 24 pieces.

  The 150g round gold commemorative coin is a refined coin containing 150g of pure gold, a diameter of 60mm, a denomination of 2000 yuan, a fineness of 99.9%, and a maximum circulation of 1000 pieces.

  The 5 gram round gold commemorative coin is a refined coin, containing 5 grams of pure gold, 20 mm in diameter, 80 yuan in denomination, 99.9% in color, and a maximum circulation of 2×40,000 pieces.

  The 1 kg round silver commemorative coin is a refined coin, containing 1 kg of pure silver, with a diameter of 100 mm, a denomination of 300 yuan, a fineness of 99.9%, and a maximum circulation of 10,000.

  The 150g round silver commemorative coin is a refined coin, containing 150g of pure silver, 70mm in diameter, 50 yuan in denomination, 99.9% fineness, and a maximum circulation of 20,000 pieces.

  The 15-gram round silver commemorative coin is a refined coin, containing 15 grams of pure silver, 33 mm in diameter, 5 yuan in denomination, 99.9% in color, and a maximum circulation of 4×80,000 pieces.

(3) The set of gold and silver commemorative coins were minted by Shanghai Mint Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Guobao Mint Co., Ltd. and distributed by China Gold Coin Corporation.

For details of sales channels, please refer to China Gold Coin Network (www.chngc.net/qd).

2. Copper alloy commemorative coins

  The set of commemorative coins includes 1 copper alloy commemorative coin for ice sports and 1 snow sports.

(1) The commemorative coin pattern.

  1. Front pattern.

  The front and main features of the set of copper alloy commemorative coins are all the emblems of the 24th Winter Olympic Games, supplemented by patterned elements such as the Beijing Winter Olympic Games venues, the Great Wall, and snow-capped mountains. The year number "2022".

  2. The back pattern.

  Copper alloy commemorative coin-the main scene pattern on the back of the ice sports event is the image of a short track speed skater, the background is a combination of abstract lines and other elements, and the words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are published.

  Copper alloy commemorative coin-the main scene pattern on the back of the snow sports event is the image of an alpine skier, the background pattern is mountains, snowflakes, and some are colored patterns, and the words and denominations of "24th Winter Olympic Games" are published.

(2) The denomination, specification, material and quantity of commemorative coins.

  The set of copper alloy commemorative coins is 5 yuan in denomination, 30 mm in diameter, made of brass alloy, and issued 200 million sets (including 40,000 sets of historical currency archives).

The distribution of copper alloy commemorative coins in various provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities is as follows:

area

Distribution quantity (ten thousand sets)

Beijing

1150

Tianjin City

554

Hebei Province

998

Shanxi Province

696

Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

830

Liaoning Province

1426

Jilin Province

838

Heilongjiang Province

852

Shanghai

1198

Jiangsu Province

1120

Zhejiang Province

932

Anhui Province

510

Fujian Province

386

Jiangxi Province

354

Shandong Province

1484

Henan Province

784

Hubei Province

558

Hunan Province

468

Guangdong Province Note 1

1714

Shenzhen

228

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

386

Hainan

78

Sichuan Province

486

Guizhou Province

188

Yunnan Province

244

Tibet Autonomous Region

26

Chongqing

216

Shaanxi Province

428

Gansu province

282

Qinghai Province

118

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

198

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

266

total

19996

Keep historical currency files Note 2

4

Total Note 3

20000

  2. Every time the People's Bank of China issues new currency, it keeps a certain amount in the issuance library as a physical file for future currency research. This part of currency is called the retained historical currency file.

  3. The People's Bank of China may adjust the allocated amount of each province, autonomous region, and municipality according to the reservation situation in each region, and the adjustment result will be announced separately.

(3) Method of issuance.

  Copper alloy commemorative coins are issued by appointment exchange.

The specific issuance work arrangements are as follows:

  1. Banking financial institutions that undertake scheduled exchange work

  Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Bank of Communications, Postal Savings Bank of China, Hua Xia Bank, and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (hereinafter collectively referred to as the appointment bank) jointly undertake the appointment exchange of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games Work.

The specific arrangements for each region are as follows:

  2. Announcement of the number of reservations allocated in various places

  Before November 8, 2021, the branch of the People’s Bank of China will announce to the public the distribution of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games and other information; the booking bank will announce the copper alloy for the 24th Winter Olympic Games on its official website Information such as commemorative coin reservation exchange outlets and the number of reservations available for each outlet.

  3. Appointment arrangement

  Make an appointment for the bank to handle the appointment business of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games from November 9 to November 11, 2021.

The public can make an appointment registration through online channels such as the official website of the predecessor bank or go to the pre-exchange outlets announced by the predecessor bank during business hours.

  4. Appointment redemption limit

  The copper alloy commemorative coins of the 24th Winter Olympic Games are reserved and exchanged in sets. Each set includes 1 copper alloy commemorative coin for ice sports and snow sports.

The reservation and exchange limit per person is 20 sets.

  5. ID requirements

  The valid ID for reservation and exchange of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games must be the original second-generation resident ID card.

  If the public makes an on-site appointment at the bank branch that makes an appointment, they must have their original valid second-generation resident ID; if they make an on-site appointment on behalf of others, they must provide the original valid second-generation resident ID of the agent and the person being handled, and be The number of agents shall not exceed 5 persons.

  6. Appointment verification period arrangement

  November 16 to November 17, 2021 is the appointment verification period.

During the appointment verification period, the public who have not passed the verification can hold the original second-generation resident ID card for appointment registration and go to the appointment undertaking bank branch for the appointment registration to cancel the repeated appointment record and retain the redemption qualification business.

For specific procedures, please refer to the "Announcement of the People's Bank of China" ([2019] No. 26).

  If the public handles the cancellation of repeated appointment records and the retention of redemption qualifications on behalf of others, they must provide the original valid second-generation resident ID cards of the agent and the agent.

  7. Exchange arrangements

  The copper alloy commemorative coins of the 24th Winter Olympic Games will be exchanged by appointment from November 18 to November 24, 2021.

The public can go to the agreed appointment undertaking bank branch to handle the appointment exchange business at the agreed time, holding the valid ID card registered in the appointment system.

  If the public handles the reservation exchange service of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games on behalf of others, they must provide the original valid second-generation resident ID cards of the agent and the person being handled, and the number of persons being handled shall not exceed 5 people.

  8. Announcement of appointment redemption information

  The People's Bank of China and the reservation bank will announce the progress of online reservations, on-site reservations and reservation exchanges in all regions of the country on their official websites every working day during the reservation and exchange period of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games.

The Shanghai headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, branches, business management departments, provincial capital (capital) city center sub-branch, and Shenzhen center sub-branch will be in the 24th Winter Olympic Games copper alloy commemorative coin reservation and exchange period every working day, in its official The website announces the progress of online appointments, on-site appointments and appointment exchanges in all regions and cities under its jurisdiction. During the issuance of copper alloy commemorative coins for the 24th Winter Olympic Games, the supervision and reporting telephone numbers of all provinces (regions, cities) across the country will be announced.

The public is welcome to inquire and supervise.

(4) Public anti-counterfeiting features of copper alloy commemorative coins.

  The 24th Winter Olympic Games Copper Alloy Commemorative Coins-Public Anti-counterfeiting Features of Ice Sports:

  1. Sparse and dense teeth.

  The outer edge of the coin is distributed with densely arranged filaments.

  2. Invisible graphics.

  Tilt the coin at an appropriate angle, and in front of the athlete's left upper arm on the back, the RMB symbol "¥" and the Arabic numeral "5" alternately can be observed.

  3. Miniature text.

  On the back of the athlete's right arm and ankle, the miniature characters "D" and "A" can be observed respectively.

  The 24th Winter Olympic Games Copper Alloy Commemorative Coins-Public Anti-counterfeiting Features of Snow Sports:

  1. Sparse and dense teeth.

  The outer edge of the coin is distributed with densely arranged filaments.

  2. Invisible graphics.

  Tilt the coin at an appropriate angle, and on the left side of the athlete's right arm on the back, the renminbi symbol "¥" and the Arabic numeral "5" can be observed alternately.

  3. Miniature text.

  On the snow on the back, the miniature characters "D" and "A" can be observed respectively.

(5) Copper alloy commemorative coins have the same functions as the current circulating renminbi, and circulate at the same value as the same denomination renminbi.

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