Barcelona 1992: Licensing
In 1992, over 1.2 million stamps bearing the Olympic rings were issued by 137 countries. In addition, the IOC implemented Olympic coin programme to commemorate the centennial of the Olympic Movement was the most successful of its time. Five countries symbolising the five Olympic rings issued coins over a five-year period. The programme, managed by the IOC and with the cooperation of the five partner countries, issued a total of 94,000 gold and 530,000 silver coins, representing a sales value of US$49 million.
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