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100 Yuan

100 Yuan -  obverse100 Yuan -  reverse

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Features

Country People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 2005
Value 100 Yuan
100 CNY = 15 USD
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 77 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 907
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Mao Zhe-dong facing left on the right.
China's emblem (Tian'anmen, the "Gate of Heavenly Peace", the gate to the forbidden city, with 5 stars above) in the top left.
Design with Prunus mume flower below 100 and 壹佰圆 on the left.
Denomination in vertical arabic numerals (100) in top right corner.
Hybrid printed/watermark denomination in arabic numerals (100) in lower left corner.

Lettering:
中国人民银行 (Zhōngguó rénmíng yínháng) 100
100
壹佰圆 (Yi bai yuán)
100 毛泽东 (Máozédōng) 1893-1976

Translation:
People's Bank of China 100
100
One hundred Yuan
100 Mao Zedong 1893-1976

Reverse

A depiction of The People's Congress Hall in the center.
"ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG" printed in top right corner and “People’s Bank of China” and the denomination printed in traditional Mongolian and Tibetan scripts, Uyghur, and Zhuang along with a vertical "100"
Arabic denomination (100) in top left corner and 10 YUAN in bottom left corner. The date and 年 are on the bottom to the right of center.
Microprinting along the bottom between "100 YUAN" and the year repeats "100RMB100RMB" on the top 4 lines and "人民币人民币" on the bottom line.

Lettering:
100 ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINGHANG
ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠤᠨ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠪᠠᠩᠬᠢ __ __ __ ཀྲུང་གོམི་མི་རྣམས་དངུལ་ཁང་།__
يۈز يۈەن جۇڭگو خەلق بانكىسى Cunghgoz Yinzminz Yinzhangz it bak maenz 100
100 YUAN 2005年
100RMB100RMB…
100RMB100RMB...
100RMB100RMB...
人民币人民币...

Translation:
100 People's Bank of China 100
People's Bank of China People's Bank of China
People's Bank of China People's Bank of China
100 yuan 2005 year
100RMB100RMB…
100RMB100RMB...
100RMB100RMB...
Renminbi Renminbi...

Watermark

Mao Zedong with "100" below him

100 Yuan -  obverse

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2005  67% (P-907a) - Serial prefix: XX## (letter-letter-number-number)
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2005  27% (P-907c) - Serial prefix: X#X# (letter-number-letter-number)

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