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Chinese Currency
BY 2015-01-08 14:28:44

The currency in circulation is as follows:


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100 RMB: two types although only one is in common circulation. The maximum denomination note. Equivalent to about $13 US (subject to the current exchange rate). The older style is blue (picture coming soon) and is pretty much gone but is still valid currency.


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50 RMB: two types, both in common usage, newer type is pictured on the left. The older, yellow type is larger and proved a significant target with currency forgers but this style is dying out slowly.


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20 RMB: one type circulating


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10 RMB: two types circulating. The older one to the right (picture coming soon).


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5 RMB: two types circulating. The left style is the newer, harder to fake version. It is slightly smaller than old one.


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2 RMB: one type circulating.


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1 RMB: note and coin. The 1 RMB coin is fairly large, about 2cm and heavier than all other coins.


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5 Jiao (0.5 RMB): note and coin. The 5 Jiao coin is fairly small and is easily recognizable as the only bronze colored coin in the Chinese currency system.


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2 Jiao (0.2 RMB): note. As with the 5 Jiao note is smaller than the 1 RMB note by about 15%. The 5, 2, and 1 Jiao notes are all pretty much this size.


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1 Jiao (0.1 RMB): note and coins.

(Editor:Grace) (From:dl.gov.cn)
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