CHINA, Olympic medal, 1990

$25.00

CHINA, PRC, medal, 1990, Obverse: bear mascot with torch running 1/2 L, Chinese legend, BEI JING 1990, Reverse: Great Wall logo, XI ASIAN GAMES BEIJING 1990, brass, 45mm, 38.48g, some tiny spots, Unc

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Description

China has had a habit of making commemorative coin-like items for two millennia. The old style cast pieces are usually called “amulets.” Since the introduction of minting machinery in the 19th century they have been fond of making medals.