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Chinese Money - People's Republic of China Coins in Circulation

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Chinese money - People's Republic of China coins

These coins are currently circulating in People's Republic of China as money.

Photo courtesy of Don's World Coin Gallery.

The monetary system of the People's Republic of China is based on 10 units of the Jiao to each 1 Yuan, with the primary unit of Chinese money being called the Yuan. The names and relative values of the coins depicted above are, from left to right:

  • One Jiao - 1/10 of a Yuan
  • Five Jiao - 5/10, (or 1/2) of a Yuan
  • One Yuan - 10/10, 1 full Yuan

Please note that this listing only includes the coins in circulation. There will be paper money circulating as well.

Coin collectors who are looking for People's Republic of China Coin Values will find them at Don's World Coin Gallery.

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