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2 Yuan

2 Yuan -  obverse2 Yuan -  reverse

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Features

Country People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1980-1990
Value 2 Yuan
2 CNY = 0.30 USD
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Size 143 × 63 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 885
  • 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

Dark olive-green on multicolor underprint.
Uygur and Yi youths at right. Arms at upper left. Stylized birds in underprint at center. Braille dots at lower left.

Lettering:
中国人民银行

貳圆

Translation:
The People's Bank of China

Two Yuan

Reverse

Pillar of South Heaven in the South China Sea.

Lettering:
ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG
ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠤᠨ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠪᠠᠩᠬᠢ ཀྲུང་གོམི་མི་རྣམས་དངུལ་ཁང་། جۇڭگو خەلق بانكىسى ئىككى يۈەن Cuŋhgoz Yinzminz Yinzhaŋz sog mənz
ER YUAN

Watermark

Pu coin (pant-shaped), repeated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1980  42% P#885a Engraved Back
1980  0% P#885s Specimen
1990  67% P#885b Lithographed Back
1990  0.6% P#885bf Fluorescent variety

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