2 Fen

2 Fen -  obverse2 Fen -  reverse

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Features

Issuer People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1956-2000
Value 2 Fen
0.02 CNY = USD 0.0030
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.05 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.60 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1221
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 2,
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
Y# 2
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.

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 G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1956  $ 0.22 $ 0.27 $ 0.44 10%
1959  2%
1960  $ 0.23 $ 0.45 $ 0.82 $ 5.45 $ 45 6%
1961  $ 0.05 $ 0.33 5%
1962  $ 0.19 $ 0.21 $ 0.25 6%
1963  $ 0.25 $ 0.32 3%
1964  $ 0.22 $ 0.26 $ 0.32 $ 0.61 $ 1.89 10%
1971  0.6%
1974  $ 0.26 $ 0.30 $ 0.42 $ 1.23 $ 4.48 6%
1975  $ 0.23 $ 0.27 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 9%
1976  $ 0.06 $ 0.14 $ 0.37 $ 0.38 $ 0.40 13%
1977  360 000 $ 0.26 $ 0.26 $ 0.35 $ 0.53 $ 0.87 12%
1978  $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 0.33 $ 1.16 8%
1979  $ 0.23 $ 0.23 $ 0.24 $ 0.71 $ 2.25 11%
1980  0.6%
1980  10 000 0.14% Proof
1981  $ 0.11 $ 0.14 $ 0.42 $ 0.45 $ 0.51 9%
1981  10 000 0.4% Proof
1982  $ 0.02 $ 0.17 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 0.29 $ 0.53 $ 0.94 30%
1982  10 000 1.2% Proof
1983  1 790 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.23 $ 0.23 $ 0.23 $ 1.23 12%
1983  10 000 0.2% Proof
1984  1 963 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.29 $ 0.29 $ 0.69 15%
1984  10 000 0.2% Proof
1985  $ 0.13 $ 0.22 $ 0.45 $ 0.73 $ 0.73 20%
1985  4 825 0.6% Proof
1986  $ 0.17 $ 0.37 $ 0.78 5%
1986  660 0.2% Proof
1987  $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.29 $ 0.31 $ 0.32 24%
1988  $ 0.11 $ 0.22 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.31 $ 0.85 11%
1989  $ 0.13 $ 0.24 $ 0.31 $ 0.32 $ 0.70 16%
1990  $ 0.17 $ 0.21 $ 0.25 $ 0.32 11%
1991  $ 1.26 1.8%
1991  20 000 0.09% Proof
1992  0.3%
1992  20 000 0.09% Proof
1993  0.14% In Sets only
1993  20 000 0.11% Proof
1994  0.19% In Sets only
1994  20 000 0.11% Proof
1995  0.16% In Sets only
1995  20 000 0.07% Proof
1996  0.3% In Sets only
1996  20 000 0.07% Proof
1997  0.19% In Sets only
1997  20 000 0.05% Proof
1998  0.2% In Sets only
1998  20 000 0.07% Proof
1999  0.2% In Sets only
1999  20 000 0.07% Proof
2000  0.4% In Sets only
2000  20 000 0.16% Proof

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