2 Jiao

2 Jiao - obverse2 Jiao - reverse

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Issuer People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1980-1986
Value 2 Jiao (貮角)
0.2 CNY = USD 0.028
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Brass (70% Copper, 30% Zinc)
Weight 4.15 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 16,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Y# 25
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.


The emblem of the People's Republic of China and the country name below

Script: Chinese

Lettering: 中华人民共和国

Translation: People's Republic of China


The value in Chinese surrounded by a wreath with the numerical value at the top and the date at the bottom

Script: Chinese


Two Jiao




1984 2 Jiao only exists in proof

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1980  $ 3.90 29%
1980  1.2% Proof
1981  $ 6.10 $ 6.10 $ 6.10 58%
1981  3% Proof
1982  21 538 5% Proof
1983  4 200 000 9%
1983  0.8% Proof
1984  2 500 000 4%
1984  0% Proof
1985  4 825 2% Proof
1986  660 3% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Jiao
Auction 96
Lot 1726
Internet Archive
Sep 23, 2023 1981 UNC USD 19.54
(EUR 18.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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