Background of the coin Program
The Beijing 2008 Olympic Commemorative Coin Program will be issued in three series' from 2006 to 2008. There are totally 6 coins in gold and 12 coins in silver. All three series sets will include two 1/3 oz gold coins and four 1 oz silver coins
The complete three series set focuses on the official Beijing 2008 Olympics theme and slogan of "One World, One Dream". The coins in the series will showcase Chinese traditional culture and the unique image and spirit of the Chinese nation, in particular the distinctive local features of Beijing. It reveals the harmonious co-existence of different cultures and the combination of ancient and modern civilizations in Beijing, as well as the common values of human beings in this "Global Village".