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1 Yuan

1 Yuan -  obverse1 Yuan -  reverse

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Features

Country People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1960
Value 1 Yuan (1 CNY)
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Paper
Size 128 × 57 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 07-01-2000
References P# 874
  • 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

China's first female tractor driver, Miss Liang Jun.

Lettering:
中國人民銀行
ᠳᠤᠮᠳᠠᠳᠤ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ ᠤᠨ ᠠᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠪᠠᠩᠬᠢ
ཀྲུང་གོམི་མི་རྣམས་དངུལ་ཁང་།
جۇڭگو خەلق بانكىسىنىڭ بىر يۈەن
Cuŋhgoz Yinzminz Yinzhaŋz it mənz

壹圓

YI
YUAN
1
1960

Reverse

Shepherd on horseback driving sheep.

Lettering:
ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG
YI
YUAN

Translation:
ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG

1
YI
YUAN

Comments

Varieties:
a. Watermark: large star and 4 small stars (top-centre)
b. Watermark: stars and ancient Pu coins (near edge obverse-right)
c. Serial # prefix: 2 Roman numerals

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1960  39% P#874a
1960  3% P#874b
1960  64% P#874c

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