Fifty Dollar, Waterwheel and Mine Wagon 1948-12-1

The obverse shows a picture of a waterwheel and a mine car on a light blue background with red and black tones; the reverse features a flower symbol with yellow and black tones. The banknote was issued on December 1, 1948, and on May 10, 1955, it was discontinued. Ticket size: 133 × 70 mm (5.2 × 2.8 inches)

The first RMB banknote in history (50 Yuan Fifty Dollar, Waterwheel and Mine Wagon Ticket No. 00000001)