Category Archives: 2020 Olympics

Celebrate the World’s Olympians with Coins Commemorating the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a series of four coins on behalf of the British Virgin Islands. The Tokyo Summer Olympics were awarded to Tokyo in September 2013 and will take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020. The designs of the coins feature two established sporting events and two events […]

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Olympic Medals for 2020 Tokyo Games May Rely on Recycled Precious Metals

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ……. The committee tasked with preparing Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics is exploring a frugal plan for producing the bronze, silver, and gold medals awarded to winning athletes. The idea? Use precious metals recycled from old electronics. Ambitious Recycling Initiative Hosting the Olympic Games requires major capital outlays and investment […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for August 26, 2016

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for August 19, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Rare coins in rare places While finding one or more rare coins in a totally unexpected location doesn’t happen very often, it does happen. Here are three stories about rare coins found in surprising spots… 2.) Some interesting facts about Indian currency […]

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