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Republic of China (1911-1949)

 

china.1fen.5
Denomination: 1 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 5 (1916)
The coin was made with years indicated: 5
Metal: bronze
Diameter: 26.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Tianjin (not marked with ?) China
Additional information: approximate translation of the lower inscription: every hundred (meaning coins of the same denomination) are equivalent to one dollar or 100 pieces corresponds to one dollar (yuan); translation of the top inscription: Republic of China 5th year

 

china.10cesh.nd
Denomination: 10 caches (wen)
Year indicated on the coin: the coin is not dated
The coin was made with the indication of the years:
Metal: copper
Diameter: 28.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Anhui Province ? (Anhui) (not marked with ?) China
Additional information: this coin was minted in the period 1913-1920; translation of the top inscription: Republic of China; translation of the lower inscription: a coin in memory of the founding of the state; the coin depicts two crossed flags: on the left - the flag

 

china.10cesh.nd.2
Denomination: 10 caches (wen)
Year indicated on the coin: the coin is not dated
The coin was made with the indication of the years:
Metal: probably copper
Diameter: 29.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: this coin was minted in the period 1913-1920; translation of the upper inscription on the right scan: Republic of China; translation of the lower inscription: a coin in memory of the founding of the state; the coin depicts two crossed flags: on the left - the flag of the army of the Republic of China of the period 1913-1928.
and on the right - the official state flag of the period 1912-1928.

 

china.20cesh.10
Denomination: 20 caches (wen)
Year indicated on the coin: 10 (1921)
The coin was made with the years indicated: 10
Metal: copper
Diameter: 32.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: translation of the top inscription (right scan): Chinese copper coin; translation of the bottom inscription: Republic 10th year; the coin depicts two crossed flags: on the left - the flag of the army and on the right - the official

 

china.20cesh.13
Denomination: 20 caches (wen)
Year indicated on the coin: 13 (1924)
The coin was made with the years indicated: 13
Metal: copper
Diameter: 31.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: Kalgan (
?) (now Zhangjiakou) (not marked with ?) China
meaning coin) in the 13th year of the Republic; right scan (center): Chinese copper coin

 

china.1jiao.15
Denomination: 1 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 15 (1926)
The coin was made with the years indicated: 15
Metal: silver
Diameter: 18.5 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: approximate translation of the lower inscription: every ten (meaning coins of a similar denomination) are equivalent to one dollar or 10 pieces correspond to one dollar (yuan); translation of the top inscription: Republic of China 15th year; the emblem depicts a phoenix and a dragon, which are traditionally considered symbols of prosperity

 

china.1yuan.3
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 3 (1914)
The coin was made with the indication of years: 3
Metal: silver (890th proof)
Diameter: 39.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: translation of the inscription (left scan): Republic of China 3rd year; Yuan Shikai is depicted on the coin

 

china.1yuan.9
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 9 (1920)
The coin was made with the years indicated: 8-10
Metal: silver (890th proof)
Diameter: 39.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: translation of the inscription (left scan): made (meaning the coin) in the 9th year of the Republic of China; the coin depicts Yuan Shikai (years of life 1859-1916); this yuan differs from the yuan issued in 1914: at the end of the legend above the portrait,

 

china.1fen.26
Denomination: 1 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 26 (1937)
The coin was made with the indication of years: 25-28
Metal: copper
Diameter: 26.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no Mint: not marked
in turn symbolize twelve months and twelve traditional Chinese hours in a day; the same emblem is shown on

 

china.20fen.25
Denomination: 20 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 25 (1936)
The coin was made with the indication of years: 25, 27, 28
Metal: nickel
Diameter: 24.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: Sun Yat-sen is depicted on the coin

Autonomous province of Hunan (1920-1927)

(in fact, the province rebelled against the central government in June 1916 and after the so-called Hunan War (1917-1920), Hunan province proclaimed its autonomy on 01.11.1920)

 

china.20cesh.nd.h
Denomination: 20 caches (wen)
Year indicated on the coin: the coin is not dated
The coin was made with the indication of the years:
Metal: brass
Diameter: 32.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: this coin was probably made in the period 1920-1921; the coin depicts two crossed flags: on the left - the flag of the army and on the right - the official state flag; translation of the top inscription (right scan): made in Hunan province; approximate translation of the lower inscription: equivalent to (corresponds to) 20 kesh (wen)

 

People's Republic of China (1949-present)

 

China.1Fen.1956
Denomination: 1 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 1956
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1955-1959, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1971-1987, 1991-1997
Metal: aluminum
Diameter: 18.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information:

 

China.2Fen.1987
Denomination: 2 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 1987
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1956, 1959-1964, 1974-1996
Metal: aluminum
Diameter: 21.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: the coat of arms of the republic is depicted on the coin

 

China.5Fen.1986
Denomination: 5 fen
Year indicated on the coin: 1986
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1955-1957, 1974-1976, 1979-1996
Metal: aluminum
Diameter: 24.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information:

 

China.1yuan.1985
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 1985
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1980-1986
Metal: copper-nickel alloy
Diameter: 30.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: the Great Wall of China is depicted on the coin (

 

China.1yuan.1990
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 1990
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1990
Metal: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 30.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: The coin was issued on the occasion of the XI Asian Games in Beijing (the capital of China), which were held from September 22 to October 7, 1990 at the workers' stadium (depicted on the right scan of the coin); Workers' Stadium, also called Gongti, is a multifunctional stadium in the northeast of Beijing, built in 1959, usually used for football matches, and can accommodate up to 70,000 spectators.

 

China.1yuan.1991
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 1991
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1991
Metal: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 25.0 mm.
Edge type: ribbed Relative position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: the coin is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the 1st Congress of which was held on July 24–31, 1921; the coin depicts a house in the town of Zunyi (Guizhou province), where during a short respite (the communists evaded the persecution of supporters of the Kuomintang - the Chinese People's Party, during the civil war) the legendary party conference (1935) was held, at which the Communist Party officially adopted some theses presented by Mao Zedong, and he himself becomes a permanent member of the Politburo; the party also decides to evade an open clash with Chiang Kai-shek (the military leader of the Kuomintang) by throwing to the north, through difficult mountainous areas (the so-called Long March)

 

China.1jiao.1992
Denomination: 1 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 1992
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1991-1999
Metal: aluminum
Diameter: 22.5 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: chrysanthemum is depicted on the coin

 

china.5jiao.1993
Denomination: 5 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 1993
The coin was made with the indication of years: 1991-2001
Metal: brass
Diameter: 20.5 mm. (information from the catalog) Type of edge: ribbed intermittent (sectoral corrugation)
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: plum flowers are depicted on the coin; Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo (Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo) is the People's Republic of China

 

China.1yuan.1993
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 1993
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1991-1999
Metal: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 25.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: a bud is depicted on the coin

 

China.1jiao.1999
Denomination: 1 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 1999
The coin was made with the years indicated: 1999-2003
Metal: aluminum
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: one of the orchid species is depicted on the coin (there is no specific name of this orchid species on the website of the Bank of China)

 

China.1jiao.2006
Denomination: 1 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 2006
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 2005, 2006, ?
Metal: stainless steel
Diameter: 19.0 mm.
Edge type: smooth
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: one of the orchid species is depicted on the coin

 

china.5jiao.2004
Denomination: 5 jao (jiao)
Year indicated on the coin: 2004
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 2002-2007
Metal: brass plated steel
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Type of edge: ribbed intermittent (sectoral corrugation)
Mutual position of obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: one of two types of lotus is depicted on the coin

 

China.1yuan.2002
Denomination: 1 yuan
Year indicated on the coin: 2002
The coin was made with the indication of the years: 1999-2004
Metal: nickel-plated steel
Diameter: 24.9 mm. (information from the catalog) Type of edge: smooth, with an indented inscription: RMB (repeated three times)
Mutual position of the obverse and reverse: medal (0°)
Signs on the coin: no
Mint: not marked
Additional information: ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG - Folk Chinese bank; the coin depicts one of the types of chrysanthemum

 

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