Israel 2007 Judo Gold Proof Coin

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The Bank of Israel is now proud to announce the release of a Commemorative Judo Coin honoring the Israeli Olympic Delegation for the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

The face of this coin depicts two Judoists in a hold and throwing technique that is characteristic of judo. On the reverse side of the coin is the denomination and below that an image of a Judo belt which denotes the levels of competency and achievement in the sport of Judo.

Issued by the Bank of Israel, this coin puts the spotlight on a sport in which Israeli athletes excel while also saluting the entire Israeli Olympic Delegation. The Israel Olympic Committee's motto for the 2008 Beijing Olympics is "Hope is Worth Gold". The competitors in Judo look forward to making this Hope a "golden reality". This coin wishes all the athletes good luck in achieving the Olympic Motto, "Faster, Higher, Stronger".

Metal: Gold
Weight: 16.96 grams (0.5453 oz.)
Mintage: 555
Denomination: 10 NIS (New Israeli Sheqalim)
Condition: Proof
Year: 2007