5 Yuan Tang Taizong

5 Yuan (Tang Taizong) - obverse5 Yuan (Tang Taizong) - reverse

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Issuer People's Republic of China
Period People's Republic (1949-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1995
Value 5 Yuan
5 CNY = USD 0.68
Currency Second Rénmínbì (1955-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 22.22 g
Diameter 36 mm
Thickness 2.9 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 87011
References KM# 825,
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# 796
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.

Commemorative issue

Chinese Traditional Culture

Series: Traditional Culture


View of part of the Great Wall of China through archway and date


Translation: The People's Republic of China


Tang Zaizong seated with helpers and building in background


Tang Taizong, second emperor of Tang dynasty
599-649 AD, year of born and dead of Tang
5 Yuan



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1995  20 000 Proof

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