Mao Zedong is undoubtedly one of modern China’s most famous faces, symbols and a well-known figure around the world. Virtually no Chinese citizen and very few people elsewhere would have a hard time recognizing him. However, as far as China is concerned, besides history books and popular culture, the face of Mao is ever present in one’s daily life – every Chinese will see The Chairman at least once a day, and many would have this opportunity dozens and dozens of times. Naturally, we are talking about currency or money. Chinese Yuan, also known as Renminbi, is decorated with the face of PRCs first president on every denomination, from 1 to 100. As such, his famous appearance has surpassed its historical heritage and stepped into a common daily routine as a token of wealth. So, let’s take a closer look into the face that hundreds of millions have their eyes on day by day. What can we see and how does it reflect onto the world of art and esthetics? “Maoney” is here to explore.