2 Fen

2 Fen -  obverse2 Fen -  reverse

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Features

Country People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1956-2000
Value 2 Fen
0.02 CNY = 0.0031 USD
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.05 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.60 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 2,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 2,
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.
Y# 2
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.

Obverse

China's emblem: Tian'anmen, "Gate of Heavenly Peace", gate to the forbidden city, 5 stars above it.

Lettering: 中 華 人 民 共 和 國

Translation: People's Republic of China

Reverse

Ears surrounding the face value

Lettering:
2
貮分
1988

Translation:
2
Two Fen
1988

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1956  0.30 0.31 0.50 10%
1959  2%
1960  0.38 0.37 50.44 6%
1961  0.18 0.37 5%
1962  0.30 6%
1963  0.29 0.36 3%
1964  0.25 0.30 0.46 10%
1971  0.6%
1974  0.32 0.60 5.05 6%
1975  0.36 0.31 0.39 9%
1976  0.12 0.42 0.46 13%
1977  360,000 0.30 0.42 0.98 12%
1978  0.36 0.22 0.38 1.07 8%
1979  0.30 0.30 0.30 0.81 5.07 11%
1980  0.7%
1980  10,000 0.18% Proof
1981  0.26 0.48 0.65 9%
1981  10,000 0.5% Proof
1982  0.27 0.30 0.32 0.70 1.06 30%
1982  10,000 1.4% Proof
1983  1,790,000 0.24 0.30 0.26 0.60 1.38 12%
1983  10,000 0.2% Proof
1984  1,963,000 0.12 0.24 0.36 0.27 0.42 15%
1984  10,000 0.3% Proof
1985  0.17 0.25 0.60 0.71 0.82 21%
1985  4,825 0.7% Proof
1986  0.42 0.88 5%
1986  660 0.3% Proof
1987  0.29 0.24 0.32 0.31 0.36 24%
1988  0.46 0.25 0.30 1.07 11%
1989  0.17 0.27 0.35 0.42 0.79 16%
1990  0.19 0.24 0.36 11%
1991  1.42 1.8%
1991  20,000 0.12% Proof
1992  0.3%
1992  20,000 0.12% Proof
1993  0.16% In Sets only
1993  20,000 0.14% Proof
1994  0.2% In Sets only
1994  20,000 0.14% Proof
1995  0.18% In Sets only
1995  20,000 0.10% Proof
1996  0.3% In Sets only
1996  20,000 0.10% Proof
1997  0.2% In Sets only
1997  20,000 0.08% Proof
1998  0.2% In Sets only
1998  20,000 0.08% Proof
1999  0.3% In Sets only
1999  20,000 0.08% Proof
2000  0.4% In Sets only
2000  20,000 0.2% Proof

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