More Olympic licensed products will be unveiled on March 27 to mark the 500-day countdown to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) announced Thursday.
Commemorative gold priced at 8800 yuan a piece
They include eleven categories of badges, pins and precious metal products, each of them produced in less than 10,000 pieces.
A commemorative gold piece priced at 8,800 yuan (£579) is the most precious product in the new series. With 99.99 percent of gold as its material, the one-ounce product will be issued in 10,000 pieces.
A BOCOG official said that more licensed products will be issued on the occasion of 400-day, one year, 300-day, 200-day and 100-day countdown.
Spherical badge set
A spherical multi-badge product, the first of its kind in the world, has won the patent right worldwide. Priced at 680 yuan (£45), the product's issue is limited to 2008 pieces.
Action-styled Fuwa dolls
Chopsticks with Fuwa images
A set of pins to mark the 500-day countdown to the Olympics