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20 Yuan

20 Yuan -  obverse20 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 20 Yuan
20 CNY = 2.98 USD
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Paper
Size 145 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 905
  • 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

Portrait of Mao Zedong
Lotus flower
Coat of arms

Lettering:
中国人民银行
20
贰拾圆
毛泽东 1893-1976

Translation:
People's Bank of China
20
Twenty Yuan
Mao Zedong 1893-1976

Reverse

Scenery of Guilin
"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 "20"
Arabic denomination (20) in top left corner and 20 in bottom left corner. The date and 年 are on the bottom to the right of center.
Microprinting along the bottom between "20" and the year repeats "20RMB20RMB" on the top 3 lines and "人民币人民币" on the bottom line.

Lettering:
ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG
ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠤᠨ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠪᠠᠩᠬᠢ ཀྲུང་གོམི་མི་རྣམས་དངུལ་ཁང་།
جۇڭگو خەلق بانكىسىيىگىرمە يۈەن Cunghgoz Yinzminz Yinzhangz ngeih cib maenz
20 YUAN
2005年

Translation:
People's Bank of China
Year 2005

Watermark

Lotus Flower

20 Yuan -  obverse

© Salaction

Comments

Part of the 5th series of Renminbi notes issued by the People's Bank of China (中国人民銀行; Zhōngguó Rénmín Yínháng), the 2nd edition of 20 Yuan notes entered general circulation on August 31, 2005

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  3.61 3.54

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