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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 circulation coin
Years 1991-1999
Value 1 Yuan
1 CNY = 0.14 USD
Currency Yuan renminbi (1955-date)
Composition Nickel plated steel
Weight 6.1 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 337,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Y# 330
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ZHONGHUA RENMIN GONGHEGUO
中华人民共和国
1997

Translation:
People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
1997

Reverse

Peony blossom. Value in Chinese and Pinyin

Lettering:
1元
YI YUAN

Translation: 1 YUAN

Edge

Smooth

1 Yuan -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  0.81 0.81 3.26 9%
1991  0.8% Proof
1992  0.38 0.38 0.38 1.56 22%
1992  1.2% Proof
1993  0.37 0.37 16%
1993  1.3% Proof
1994  0.31 0.31 1.36 17%
1994  0.4% Proof
1995  0.23 0.24 0.25 0.36 30%
1995  1.3% Proof
1996  0.25 0.25 13%
1996  0.7% Proof
1997  0.29 0.29 0.46 0.87 0.87 33%
1997  6% Proof
1998  0.19 0.19 0.33 1.21 14%
1998  0.6% Proof
1999  0.32 0.28 0.28 1.23 16%
1999  1.2% Proof

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