On the front side, from left to right, there are side portraits of Miao (Wang De’an) and Manchu figures in dark brown color; on the back side, the national emblem, etc. are depicted in dark brown color. The banknote is the 1980 version, issued on September 22, 1988. The specification is 115 x 52 millimeters.
The front side portraits of Han and Mongolian figures from right to left, in brown tones; the reverse side features a picture of Mount Everest, in silver-white tones.
On the front side, from right to left, the heads of workers, peasants and intellectuals are shown in black tea color; on the back side, the picture of the Yellow River Hukou Waterfall is shown in black tea color.
On the front, from right to left, Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Liu Shaoqi and Zhu De are depicted in profile, in blue and black tone; on the back, the main peak of Jinggang Mountain is depicted, in blue and black tone.