The Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) prepares for the 2011 issuance of coins commemorating the bicentennial of the Republic.
For this purpose called competition for the design of these coins.
In this context received about 30 designs, which will reward the two best options. Both the winners and their designs will be released today by the Central, in a ceremony to be held at the premises of the Central Bank.
The second phase would be the process of coinage, to be issued in 2011.
Three types of coins will be issued by the BCP, the first in gold, whose value is estimated at approximately U.S. $ 200, the second in silver, which cost between $ 35 and $ 50, the third in an alloy yet to be determined, will cost about $ 20.