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Yuan

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  • China, National Republic
  • Yuan
  • Beijing
  • of 9 596 960 sq. km
  • Chinese (state)
  • CN (CHN) 156

In China the monetary unit under the name yuan which is one of the key currencies in East Asia and in the world as a whole acts. One yuan makes 10 jiao or 100 fens. That fact is interesting that the form and a kind of notes have not only yuans and a jiao, but also fens. Denominations in nominal value 1 participate in a money turnover, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 yuans. A yuan symbol - CNY .

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In China now in circulation there is a series of denominations entered in 1999 which reissue has taken place in 2005. There is no difference in fundamental colours and design between notes 1999 and 2005 of issue. Unique difference is strengthening of degree of protection against fakes, such as addition of constellations of Evrion, for copyprotecting, more colour seal etc.

In 2005 in a monetary system of China there was such denomination, as 20 yuans. Its size - 145 x 70 mm. On face side of the this denomination there is a plotting Mao Tszeduna, and the national arms of China at the left place. On other party the river plotting is seated. The denomination is protected by a watermark in the form of a lotus and a diving protective thread being on the left side from the center. Dominating colours of a denomination - dark brown, orange and yellow.

Some elements of protection on the Chinese yuans are comparable with protection on russian rubles. Protecting screens which are available on both currencies concern such elements The countries.

Face side of 20 yuans of China
the Back of 20 yuans of China

The denomination of denomination in 100 yuans is anniversary, it is manufactured in honour of the beginning new, the XXI-st centuries. The this denomination is produced on a polymeric basis and is the first polymeric note of China. Its size makes 166 x 80 mm. On face side in the center there is a plotting of a flying dragon, on turnaround - the plotting of a modern building and the national arms. The denomination has protection - a watermark in the form of number 2000, and also a transparent window with the temple plotting. On the note there is no protective thread. Instead of it on face side there is a silvery hologramme on which there is number 2000 executed in the Chinese and Roman figures. Prevailing colours - gold, red, red-brown and orange.

Face side of 100 yuans of China (memorable)
the Back of 100 yuans of China (memorable)

It is updated 04.2012


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