In a unique celebration of the achievements of Sachin Tendulkar over the last many years, Valuemart Gold & Jewels Limited ( A subsidiary of Valuemart Retail India Limited) unveiled a limited edition 10 gm Gold Coin with an embossed face of the Master Blaster. The gold coin was unveiled by Sachin Tendulkar at Hotel Trident, Nariman Point, Mumbai, today on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. Valuemart Retail India Limited had recently announced an association with Sachin Tendulkar to promote a unique range of commemorative products conceptualized by Valuemart Retail, involving the use of his images, photos and logo.
Each Limited Edition Sachin Tendulkar Gold Coin, weighing 10 gms, is made from the finest 24K gold (999.9 purity). To maintain the highest standards of quality, the Gold coins are manufactured at a Swiss Mint by M/s Valcambi sa, a leading international gold refiner and manufacturer of Gold bullion, bars and coins.
The coins are packed in special tamper proof blister packs with a certicard and carry the assayer’s signature and purity certificate giving the assurance of the weight and purity of the Gold coin. There are 100000 limited edition Sachin Tendulkar Gold coins which will be available for sale. Each of the 10 gram gold coin is priced at Rs 34000/- and will be available online on valuemartgold.com. The gold coins will also be available at retail stores of leading jewelers across the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Sachin Tendulkar said, “I have always enjoyed the time spent on the cricket field which has given me some of the most precious memories of my life. However, this occasion is a different golden moment of my life and I thank Vasudevan & Valuemart along with its partners for the effort in putting together such an initiative.”
Commenting on the launch Mr C K Vasudevan, Managing Director of Valuemart Gold & Jewels Limited said “We are fortunate to belong to a golden era where we could enjoy and celebrate a true legend – Sachin Tendulkar. I had the privilege of interacting with him on several occasions and I must confess that his humility belies the aura he carries across the country. Valuemart is celebrating the many golden moments that Sachin has given us to cherish with these gold coins and is in many ways a real tribute to the true legend of the game.”
As part of its CSR initiative, Valuemart also announced the launch of its new foundation – Golden Dreams which will work in the area of supporting under privileged children of the country. A part of the proceeds from the sale of the coins will be contributed towards the foundation.