5 Jin Food Coupon - 1966 - Front 5 Jin Food Coupon - 1966 - Back
5 Jin Food Coupon - 1966 - Front - 1966 5 Jin Food Coupon - 1966 - Back - 1966
Food Coupons Issued - People's Republic of China

This coupon allows the bearer to buy 5 Jin of rationed foodstuffs. Rationed foodstuffs included rice, flour and cooking oils. 5 Jin equals 2.5 Kilograms equals 50 Liang equals 5.5 pounds. Front side translation: First Line: The Food Ministry of the People's Republic of China. Second Line: This Food coupon can be used in all of China. Back side translation: First Number: This coupon allows you buy food covered in the whole of China. Second Number: When you buy food, please buy food types as local area demands. Third Number: The Five Jin means you can buy that much of the rationed foods. Fourth Number: This coupon cannot be bought or sold. The amount cannot be changed. If lost, coupon will not be replaced. This certificate measures 3 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches. -- By comparison the US Dollar bill measures 6 1/4 by 2 1/2 inches

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