The Chinese Gold Panda is a 99.9% fine gold coin issued by the People’s Republic of China. The “China Gold Coin Corporation” is the official distributor of the coin to the public, and has been distributing the fine gold pieces since 1982. The newest Gold Panda will begin circulation on June 28, 2011, and features the official WWF (World Wildlife Fund) insignia and Panda. These pure gold coins are fully functional as legal tender in China; are also produced and distrusted.
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