BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- China issued a set of coins Friday to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The set includes one gold coin and two silver coins, all legal currency, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said on its website.
The gold coin, which is 22 mm in diameter, contains eight grams of gold and is worth 100 yuan (about 14.41 U.S. dollars), the PBOC said.
One of the silver coins, with a diameter of 70 mm, contains 150 grams of silver and has a denomination of 50 yuan. The other silver coin, with a diameter of 40 mm, contains 30 grams of silver and has a denomination of 10 yuan, the central bank said.
A total of 10,000 gold coins, 5,000 large-size silver coins, and 20,000 smaller silver coins are available for purchase, it said.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and celebrations are scheduled to be held in December, according to the local government.