Sochi Coins a Hot Commodity

Published 02/14 2014 06:01PM

Updated 02/14 2014 06:57PM

SOCHI -- In total there are about 16 ways you can bring home your own gold or silver, but it will cost ya a little green.

With a coin for every sport, what seems to most popular? Curling.

So what can you expect to pay for one of these token? Anywhere from 3,000 rubles to 3,600 rubbles according to one vendor - about 55-America dollars up to about 115-dollars.

Paper money you also have some options, starting at 100 rubles a piece.  But coins seem to be the favorite. In fact, while we were there a man buying some said he was happy to take home his own gold and silver from Sochi.

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