Issues Sets of Consecutively Numbered Notes
issued a magnificent oversized (10" x 15") full color
book-album, weighing nearly four pounds, that holds nine uncut
minisheets of 4 consecutively numbered notes issued in the Fourth
Series of Renminbi (also known as Yuan). These notes will soon
be completely replaced by the fifth series. Included is a serial
numbered certificate, indicating that "there are only 250,000
uncut sheets comprise nine denominations issued by The People's
Bank of China from 1980-1990: 100, 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Yuan;
5, 2 and 1 Jiao. The front of each colorful note features members
of different ethnic groups (Buyi, Dong, Gaoshan, Han, Hui, Korean,
Manchu, Miao, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uygur, Yao, Yi, and Zhuang).
The backs of the Yuan notes depict both natural and man-made
scenic wonders like the Great Wall, Mount Qomolandma, Hu Kou
Waterfall, etc. The large 100 Yuan note pictures four Chinese
leaders: Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Liu Shaoqi and Zhu De, while
the 50 Yuan note shows portraits of a worker, peasant and an
intellectual. Each back contains the inscription "The People's
Bank of China" in phonetic English, Mongolian, Tibetan,
Uygur and Zhuang.
of notes is protected in a clear holder on a very heavyweight
page, along with a full color illustration and specifications.
Current rate of exchange for all 36 notes included is over $80.
A limited number of these deluxe collections are offered for
$169 each plus $7.50 shipping from PandaAmerica, 3460 Torrance
Blvd., Suite 100, Torrance, CA 90503; credit card orders can
be placed by calling (800) 472-6327 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orders are now being accepted for expected delivery in January,
here to shop online.
by Mel Wacks.