PBOC issues coins marking lunar new year

The People's Bank of China began issuing a set of commemorative coins on Friday marking the Chinese year of the Monkey. The set includes six gold and six silver coins.

Source: Xinhuanet

The People's Bank of China began on Friday issuing a set of new commemorative coins to mark the coming Chinese lunar year of the Monkey.

The set includes six gold coins and six silver, the central bank said.

The coins bear the designs and pictures of the Great Wall and monkey-shaped paper-cuts, a tradition of th