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Gold Olympic Emblem Unveiled on Wednesday
    2008-03-26 16:17:28     CRIENGLISH.com

The gold Olympic emblem, shaped like a coiled dragon, is shown at the launching ceremony in the Great Hall of the People, March 26, 2008. [Photo: CRIENGLISH.COM]

The gold Olympic emblem is officially unveiled Wednesday, adding another piece to the licensed products of the 2008 Olympic Games.

The collection edition of Olympic emblem is a replica of the 2005 jade emblem, but half its size. The emblem is made of 500 grams of pure gold.

The emblem, shaped like a coiled dragon, is intended to pay a high tribute to and carry on the long-lasting Chinese culture.

The licensed product will be available on the market from March 30th, with a limited circulation of 5,000 pieces globally, priced at 188,000 yuan each, or about 27,000 US dollars.

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