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A golden opening day at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Special 5kg gold coin revealed to commemorate the end-of-season race

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Rosland Capital unveils 5kg gold coin at 2016 formula 1 Etihad airways Abu Dhabi grand prixYas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi on Friday,.
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Abu Dhabi: The moneyed world of Formula One was epitomised on Friday when a 5kg Formula One gold coin was unveiled on the first day of the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Leading precious metal-asset firm, Rosland Capital, showed off the coin — the only one of its kind — to F1 fans at Yas Marina Circuit’s Paddock Club.

It has a diameter of 200 millimetres and a depth of 8.8mm and bears an Abu Dhabi Grand Prix logo.

The other side of the coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, together with the legal tender value of the coin.

Rosland Capital also unveiled limited edition five-ounce and a quarter-ounce gold coins for fans in the Paddock Club.

Marin Aleksov, Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles-based Rosland Capital, said: “We are thrilled to bring the biggest and best addition to the Officially Licensed Formula 1 Gold Coin Collection to one of the most glamorous and exciting race weekends of the year. The reception we have received from the F1 community to the coin collection this year has been overwhelming in its positivity.”

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