CHINA AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES. AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES. UNDER THE NAME OF. PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. A SINGLE MALE SWIMMER. SWAM IN THE HEATS. OF THE MEN’S 100 metre BACKSTROKE. ON JULY 30, 1952. THE PRC DID NOT PARTICIPATE. AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES AGAIN. UNTIL THE 1980 WINTER OLYMPICS. (HELD IN LAKE PLACID). AT THOSE GAMES, THE PRC. WHO WON NO MEDALS. THE FIRST TIME THAT ATHLETES. FROM THE PRC COMPETED. AT THE SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES. WAS IN LOS ANGELES (1984). WHERE A TOTAL OF 32 MEDALS. (15 GOLD, 8 SILVER and 9 BRONZE). WERE WON, ENABLING CHINA. TO COME 4th OVERALL. IN THE MEDAL TALLY. SINCE THEN, THE PRC HAS BECOME. POWERHOUSE’ IN WORLD SPORTS. HOSTING THE OLYMPIC GAMES. AT BEIJING IN 2008. THE SAME CITY CHOSEN IN JULY 2015 BY. THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE. 2022 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES. THE VERY FIRST OLYMPIC COINS. WERE MINTED IN 1980. BY THE PEOPLE’S BANK OF CHINA. LAKE PLACID / MOSCOW GAMES. FOR SALE HERE IS A. OF EIGHT (8) COINS. ONE GOLD, THREE SILVER, FOUR COPPER. THE OBVERSE OF THE. 300 YUAN GOLD COIN. WHICH MEASURES 23 mm IN DIAMETER. & WEIGHS 10 grams of. 15,000 OF THE GOLD COINS WERE ISSUED. MEANING THAT LESS THAN 0.001%. OF THE CHINESE POPULATION. COULD EVER OWN A COMPLETE SET. THE OBVERSE OF THE THREE. 20 YUAN – TWO ANCIENT CHINESE. THIS COIN MEASURES 28 mm. AND CONTAINS 10 grams of. 30 YUAN – a. TWO CHINESE MEN PLAYING. A GAME LIKE FOOTBALL. THE ABOVE COINS EACH MEASURE 32 mm IN DIAMETER. AND CONTAIN 15 grams of. THE OBVERSE OF THE FOUR 1 YUAN. TWO ARCHERS – as for the 300 yuan GOLD COIN. (same diameter of 23 mm). TWO WRESTLERS – as for the 20 yuan SILVER COIN. (same diameter of 28 mm). TWO HORSE-RIDERS – as for the two 30 yuan. TWO BALL PLAYERS SILVER COINS. (same diameters of 32 mm). THE REVERSE OF ALL. THE ABOVE EIGHT COINS. (or “IMPERIAL PALACE MUSEUM”). FEATURING THE FIVE CHINESE. BELOW WHICH IS LOCATED. THE VALUE OF THE COIN. ALL OF THE COINS. OUTER BOX / SLEEVES. The 300 yuan gold coin is in a plush blue velvet box. Whilst the silver and copper coins are contained. In specially-made red leatherette cases. (only issued for the gold & silver coins). ALL OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS. AND MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED. IN ANY FORMAT WHATSOEVER. IN PART OR IN WHOLE. WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION. SHOULD YOU WISH TO PAY FOR THESE ITEMS. BY DIRECT BANK DEPOSIT IN U. AND WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH THE DETAILS. DOLLARS WILL RECEIVE A. OFF THE LISTED PRICE!! The item “CHINESE OLYMPIC COINS (GOLD / SILVER / COPPER IN BOXES) ISSUED FOR MOSCOW 1980″ is in sale since Sunday, January 15, 2017. This item is in the category “Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Fan Apparel & Souvenirs\Olympics”. The seller is “olympic_collectables” and is located in Darling Point, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Team: China
- Event: MOSCOW 1980 OLYMPIC GAMES
- Product: COMPLETE SET OF GOLD, SILVER & COPPER COINS
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China