5 Yuan Unicorn


Issuer People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 5 Yuan (5元, 伍圓)
5 CNY = USD 0.69
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Gold (.999)
Weight 1.56 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
References KM# 794,
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# 736
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.

Series: Unicorn Bullion


Eastern unicorn rearing, left, date below

Script: Chinese


Western unicorn with offspring, denomination at left

Scripts: Chinese, Latin

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Heritage Auctions
2022 April 3 Hong Kong Spring World Coins Showcase Auction 61264
Lot 98222
Internet Archive
Apr 3, 2022 UNC
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