Six Chinese currency notes: Two 2 yuan bank notes coloured in shades of green. Recto scene of rocky islets in the sea. Inscribed ‘2 ER YUAN 1990. ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG. Verso depicts the heads of two women; one is Uighur, the other a minority group. Inscribed ‘2’ with Chinese national emblem. First note has: No. QJ 60712850, second has: No.89207498. One 5, wu jiao bank note in shades of purple and brown. Recto , emblem of China – 5 stars, centrally. Inscribed ‘5 WU JIAO’ 1980. ZHONGGUO RENMIN YINHANG. Verso depicts the heads of two women from minority groups. Chinese text over a medallion, and ‘5’. One 2, er jiao, bank note in shades of green. Recto, Chinese emblem, 5 stars centrally. Inscribed ‘2 ER JIAO 1980’. Verso depicts the heads of two women, one minority, one possibly Han. Chinese characters over scrolls and flowers. Inscribed ‘2’. TK 84895570. One 1, yi jiao, bank note in shades of brown. Recto, Chinese emblem, 5 stars centrally. Inscribed ‘1 YI JIAO 1980’. Verso depicts the heads of two men, one minority, one Han. Chinese characters over a carpet design. Inscribed ‘1’. YL 49482339. One bank note, small amount, shades of brown on cream. Recto, a loaded lorry on a road; Chinese character on a medallion. No. V111 1X. Verso, Chinese emblem, 5 stars, Chinese characters, 1951.
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