One-yuan, Tiananmen 1955-3-1

Both sides are gravure printed with offset printing shading. The front is a picture of Tiananmen in red; the back is the national emblem and the Chinese, Mongolian, Tibetan and Uighur characters of “People’s Bank of China, One Yuan” in red; a hollow five-pointed star watermark . The number is a three-character ahead and a seven-digit number. The banknote was issued on March 1, 1955, and has only been accepted and not paid since October 20, 1969. It ceased circulation on January 1, 1999. Ticket size is 150 × 67.5 mm (5.91 × 2.66 inches).