Thursday, May 20, 2010

Bank of Russia Releases Gold Coin Worth $200,000

The Bank of Russia has released a  five kilo (~2.2 pounds) coin to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

Georgy Luntovsky, deputy chief of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation unveiled the coin worth 50,000 rubles ($2000,000,  yesterday. The coin will be available for purchase on June 12th.

The Bank of Russia will release only 50 of these coins. Twenty-five of them have already been made.

The world’s largest coin weighing 100 kilos was made in Canada.

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