Four commemorative banknotes are being issued in honor of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games to be held in Beijing 4 to 20 February 2022. Three Chinese governmental banks are issuing the colorful banknotes to mark the occasion. All notes feature the official emblem of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games on the front side of the note.

The Central Bank of China (People’s Bank of China) is issuing two commemorative banknotes, one paper and one polymer. A total of 200 million sets will be produced.

  • Issued starting: 21 December 2021
  • Denomination: 20 yuan 
  • Substrate: Polymer
  • Dimensions: 145 x 70 mm

  • Issued starting: 21 December 2021
  • Denomination: 20 yuan 
  • Substrate: Paper
  • Dimensions: 145 x 70 mm

The Bank of China (Hong Kong) will issue a paper commemorative banknote in January 2022. A total of 2 million notes will be issued, including both single banknotes and sets. In addition, 200 sets of charity collector’s editions will be selected for sale through competitive bidding.

  • Issuing bank: Bank of China (Hong Kong)
  • Issued starting: January 2022
  • Denomination: HK$20
  • Substrate: Paper
  • Dimensions: 143 X 72 mm

The Banco de China (Macao) will issue one paper banknote commemorating the upcoming Olympic Winter Games.

  • Issuing bank: Banco da China (Macao)
  • Issued starting: 10 January 2022
  • Denomination: 20 Patacas
  • Substrate: Paper
  • Dimensions: 143 x 72mm


Bank of China

Government of Macao Region of People’s Republic of China

China Daily

MRI Bankers’ Guide to Foreign Currency

South China Morning Post

The Standard

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