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Announcement: issue a NT$10 coin in memory of Mr. Chiang Wei-shui on on 5th August 2010

ANNOUNCEMENT
THE CENTRAL BANK
OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN)

Tai Yang Fa No. 0990033460-1
Date: July 2, 2010
Subject:
The Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) will issue a commemorative NT$10
coin in memory of Mr. Chiang Wei-shui on 5th August 2010. The commemorative NT$10
coin will be circulated concurrently with the existing notes and coins.

Authority:
The authority is based on Article 13, 15, and 18-3 of The Central Bank of the Republic of
China (Taiwan) Act, Article 5 of the Regulations Governing the Issuance of Gold and Silver
Coins and Commemorative Notes and Coins, and Executive Yuan Directive: Yuan Tai Tsai
No. 0990001990 dated 20th January 2010.

Description:
1. Design and Specifications:
  (1) Face Value: NT$10
  (2) Composition: Cupronickel
  (3) Diameter: 26 millimeters
  (4) Weight: 7.5 grams
  (5) Edge: milled
  (6) Design:
       Obverse: The main design features a portrait of Mr. Chiang Wei-shui. The upper part 
                           of the circumscription is inscribed “The 99th Year of the Republic of China”
                           in Chinese and below the portrait “Mr. Chiang Wei-shui (1891-1931)” in
                           Chinese.
       Reverse: The latent images of two Chinese phrases “a prosperous country and happy
                           people”(國泰民安) and “favorable climatic conditions for
                           livelihood”(風調雨順) overlap to form the shape of a Ruyi. The face
                           value 10 “Yuan” in Chinese is inscribed with two latent images“ pic1” and
                         “ pic2” inside the Arabic numeral 0. A tactile identification feature for
                            blind people “ ● ”can be found below.
2. The commemorative NT$10 coin will be circulated in Taiwan, Kinmen and Matsu region
    starting 5th August 2010.