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Singapore YOG Commemorative Coins

For those interested to lay their hands on a Singapore YOG keepsake, you can consider the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Commemorative Coins that has been launched by the Monetary Authority of Singapore on 29 June 2010.

Here is the news from the MAS site:


Singapore, 29 June 2010

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today launched the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) Commemorative Coins.

Coin Design

2 The $2 Bi-Metal Brilliant Uncirculated Coin features the striking symbol of the Singapore 2010 emblem on the Aluminium-Bronze core. Two youthful Singapore 2010 mascots, Lyo and Merly, and the distinctive Olympic rings are also featured in vibrant colours.

3 The $5 Silver Proof-Like Coin features the symbol of the Singapore 2010 emblem and the Olympic rings at the centre flanked by two mascots in vibrant colours. On the lower circumference is a crescent-shaped hologram featuring repeated patterns of the iconic Singapore lion head. The coin will be sold by itself or in a set framed by four pieces of medallions in coloured finish that feature sport pictograms with local orchids at the rim.

4 The $10 Gold Proof-Like Coin features the symbol of the Singapore 2010 emblem and the Olympic rings, which are encircled by spiralling fire and water imagery of the Singapore 2010.

5 The obverse of the coins bears the Singapore Arms with the year-date 2010.

Limited Worldwide Mintage

6 The coins will be issued on Tuesday 29 June 2010. The details of the coins are:

b. $10 Gold Proof-Like Coin - 1/4oz of 999.9 gold. Mintage of 5,000 pieces.

c. $5 Silver Proof-Like Coin - 1oz of 999 fine silver with hologram effect. Mintage of 10,000 pieces.

d. $2 Bi-Metal Brilliant Uncirculated Coin - Brilliant uncirculated condition. Mintage of 30,000 pieces.

Sales of Coins

7 The coins will be sold by The Singapore Mint.

8 For enquiries and coin orders, the public can contact The Singapore Mint at 6566 2626 / 6222 2486 / 6339 0886 / 6895 0288 / 6895 0358 or via internet at www.singapore2010.sg/coins

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