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Rio Olympic commemorative coins to be issued

Rio Olympic coins

Rio Olympic commemorative coins will be issued by the Central Bank of Brazil beginning Friday.

The first nine coins of a total of 36 will launch, including one gold and four silvers.

The gold coins will honor Christ the Redeemer, the 100m dash and the Olympic motto -- Citius, Altius, Fortius.

The gold coins are valued at about $460, with a face value of about $4.

Rio Olympic coins

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