On December 28, the People's Bank of China announced the issuance plan of precious metal commemorative coin projects in 2022, including 14 projects and 91 varieties. Compared with the actual number of projects issued in 2021, the number of projects has decreased, but the number of varieties has increased significantly.

  The reporter learned that these 14 items are: 2022 Panda Precious Metal Commemorative Coins, 2022 Lunar New Year Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins, 19th Asian Games Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins, 2022 Auspicious Culture Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins, Twenty-Four Solar Terms Story) Gold and silver commemorative coins, Chinese calligraphy art (running script), gold and silver commemorative coins, world heritage (Quanzhou: Song and Yuan China’s world ocean trade center) gold and silver commemorative coins, ancient Chinese painting series (pounding pictures) gold and silver commemorative coins , China National Park (Sanjiangyuan) gold and silver commemorative coins, Beijing Normal University 120th anniversary gold and silver commemorative coins, 46th World Skills Competition gold and silver commemorative coins, 2022 Beijing International Coin Expo silver commemorative coins, 2023 China Guimao (Rabbit) Year gold and silver commemorative coins, China Space Station completed gold and silver commemorative coins.

  Usually at the end of each year, the People's Bank of China will announce to the public the issuance plan of the precious metal commemorative coin project for the following year.

The issuance plan covers the name, material, shape, weight, maximum issuance volume and issuance time of the precious metal commemorative coin items to be issued in the following year. 

  In the next year's issuance plan, many coin collectors pay attention to the rabbit year of the rabbit zodiac coin.

Since its debut in 1981, the gold and silver commemorative coins of the Chinese zodiac have gone through decades, covering multiple shapes such as round, square, plum blossom, and fan shapes.

The reporter learned from China Gold Coin Group Co., Ltd. that the 2023 China Guimao (Rabbit) Year of Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins to be issued next year will be in line with the 2022 China Renyin (Tiger) Year of Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins in terms of variety, specifications, and maximum circulation. All aspects are consistent.

  It is worth noting that the heart-shaped commemorative coin is here again!

Since 2015, Auspicious Cultural Coins have been issued for 7 consecutive years, and heart-shaped commemorative coins have been launched.

2022 Auspicious Culture Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins under the premise that the variety and specification settings remain unchanged, the maximum circulation of two low-priced varieties of 30g heart-shaped silver coins and 15g round silver coins has been appropriately increased to satisfy more coin collectors. Demand.

  In addition, 2022 is the 40th anniversary of the issuance of Chinese Panda Gold Coins.

The reporter learned that two platinum coins have been added to the 2022 version of the panda precious metal commemorative coin, which has become a special souvenir for the 40th anniversary of the panda coin.

Currently, this project has been officially released on October 20, 2021.

  The issuance plan is an important basis for the annual issuance of precious metal commemorative coins.

However, it may be adjusted according to actual conditions at the time of issuance.

The relevant person of the People's Bank of China stated that if there is any adjustment to information such as projects and issuance, the announcement of the People's Bank of China shall prevail.

(Reporter Wu Yu)

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