On September 6, the People’s Bank of China announced that a set of coins to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China would be issued on September 10. The set includes two gold, four silver and one copper alloy coins, all legal tender, the People’s Bank of China said on its website. All coins feature the national emblem on the obverse and are inscribed with Chinese characters reading “the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PRC” on the reverse side. One of the gold coins, with a diameter of 60 mm, contains 150 grams of gold and has a denomination of 2,000 yuan(about $281.29). The other gold coins, 22 mm in diameter, contains 8 grams of gold and has a denomination of 100 yuan, according to the central bank. A total of 2,000 large-size gold coins and 60,000 smaller gold coins will be available for purchase, it said. The silver coins have denominations of 300 yuan, 50 yuan and 10 yuan, with issuing amounts of 5,000, 7,000 and 200,000 respectively.