Mintage of only 500 coins!
Let the games begin. This Proof Gold coin celebrates one of the most popular winter sports, snowboarding. It is also celebrating the fact that the 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in the Russian resort of Sochi.
The obverse depicts a snowboarder in action. The background features a design of tracks left in the snow, reminiscent of the domes of Russian orthodox churches. On the reverse, the background includes a world globe locating the town of Sochi. In the foreground, a snowboarder makes a jump and the snowboard carries a Cyrillic inscription meaning "Monnaie de Paris". Each of these Proof Gold coins comes to you in a box and with a certificate of authenticity.