Hardbeatnews, Georgetown, Guyana, Mon. Mar. 19, 2007: Get ready for the G$6,000, silver proof cricket stadium coin. To mark the opening of the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara, the Bank of Guyana will be issuing a commemorative coin.
The coin is set to be released on March 26 and will weigh 28.28 grams. Bank officials say. It will also bear the Guyana National Coat of Arms on one side and a raised image of the Stadium on the back.
“In recognition of the commitment to sports represented by this facility that allows for the hosting of sports events of internationally acceptance standards, the Bank decided on the issuance of the special commemorative coin,” the Bank stated Friday
The coin will be available at the Bank at a cost of six thousand dollars each.
Guyana will be hosting its leg of Cricket World Cup 2007 from March 28 to April 9. – Hardbeatnews.com