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China is planning coins commemorating the end of World War II

1. New Chinese commemoratives announced

A coin commemorating the end of World War II is planned for release by the China Gold Coin Incorporation in June, according to Want China Times, the English website of Taiwan-based China Times News Group.

Yibada reports that the series released in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of World War II, or the "World Anti-Fascist War and the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression" as it is referred to on the news website, will include a quarter-ounce gold coin, a 1-ounce silver coin, and a 5-ounce silver coin.

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