Jiao (currency)

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Jiao (Chinese: 角), or mao, or Hou (Chinese: 毫) in Cantonese, is a unit of currency used in Greater China, including People's Republic of China (Mainland China), Republic of China (Taiwan), Hong Kong and Macao.[citation needed] One jiao is equal to one-tenth of a yuan or ten fēn (分).

1 Jiao (1993).
Obverse: National Emblem of China. Lettering "ZHONGHUA RENMIN GONGHEGUO" and 中华人民共和国 (Peoples Republic of China) and year. Reverse: Peony, face value in Pinyin, English and Chinese.
Coin made of Aluminium.


  1. ^ "Chinese renminbi jiǎo coins". Retrieved 2013-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Taiwan new jiǎo coins". Retrieved 2013-06-22.