CNY | Chinese Yuan
  • The name of the official Chinese currency is Renminbi, its unit of account is Yuan, and it was first issued in 1948.
  • The word “renminbi” translates to “people’s currency”.
  • 1 Yuan can be divided into 10 Jiao, 1 Jiao can be further divided into 10 Fens.
  • Since 1948, 5 series have been issued of which series four and five are currently in use.
  • Every banknote is of a different colour and size (100 Yuan notes are the biggest and 1 Yuan notes are the smallest).
  • The front side of every banknote of series five bears the image of Mao Zedong, while on the back side famous places of China can be seen.
Country uses Chinese Yuan:
  • China