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Commemorative coins for V-Day anniversary

Updated: Oct 12,2015 2:09 PM     english.gov.cn

An employee shows both sides of the nickel-plated steel coin for the V-Day anniversary at a branch bank of Agricultural Bank of China in Qionghai city, South China’s Hainan province, Oct 12, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

On Oct 12, the People’s Bank of China started releasing about 500 million nickel-plated steel commemorative coins nationwide.

The face value of the nickel-plated steel coin is one yuan ($0.16), and the coin has a diameter of 25 millimeters.

An employee organizes piles of the nickel-plated steel coins for the V-Day anniversary at a branch bank of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Linan city, East China’s Zhejiang province, Oct 12, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

This is the last of the set of commemorative coins for the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-1945) as well as the World Anti-Fascist War. The coins were released starting from Aug 20, and the first three are: a golden coin containing 7.776 grams of gold, a silver coin with 31.104 grams of silver, and a silver coin with 155.52 grams of silver.

A buyer shows a nickel-plated steel coin for the V-Day anniversary at a branch bank of Huishang Bank in Bengbu city, East China’s Anhui province, Oct 12, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]

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