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Metal yuans, a jiao and fens - modern coins of China

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National monetary unit of China is the yuan which consists from 10 jiao or 100 fens. In the cash circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 2, 5 fens, 1, 5 jiao and 1 yuan.

Use of coins in China varies on territory. For example, it is less than coin or to equal 1 yuan in Shanghai and Shenchzhen, and notes of low significance in Beijing and Sian more often are used. As a whole coins are now used much less, than notes in China now. Circulation of coins is caused by self-service terminals, automatic machines for trade in tickets at metro stations etc.

In 1955 aluminium coins 1, 2 and 5 fen have been entered. In 1980 began to manufacture a brass 1, 2 both 5 jiao and Copper-Nickel coins 1 yuan, but issue of such coins 1 and 2 jiao has ceased in 1981, and 5 jiao and 1 yuan in 1985. In 1991 the new series of coins consisting from aluminium 1 jiao, a brass 5 jiao and 1 yuan from a Nickel-plated steel has been entered. In 1991 issue of coins 1 and 2 fen, and in 1992 and 5 fen is suspended. New design of coins 1 both 5 jiao and 1 yuan were entered into the period between 1999 and 2002 years.

Nominal value: 2 fen
Stamping: 1988
the Material: Aluminium
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the Obverse 2 fen of China the Reverse 2 fen of China
Nominal value: 5 jiao
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse 5 jiao of China the Reverse 5 jiao of China
Nominal value: 1 yuan
Stamping: 1995
the Material: the Nickel-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 yuan of China the Reverse 1 yuan of China

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