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500 Riels

500 Riels -  obverse500 Riels -  reverse

© Shoaib Z Nusker

Features

Country Cambodia
Type Standard banknote
Years 1956-1972
Value 500 Riels (500)
Currency First riel (1953-1975)
Composition Paper
Size 179 × 96 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 14
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Multicolor. Farmer plowing with two water buffalo.

Reverse

Pagoda at right, doorway of Preah Vihear at left.

Lettering:
BANQUE NATIONALE DU CAMBODGE
CINQ CENTS RIELS

Translation:
National bank of Cambodia
Five hundred riels

Comments

Watermark: Buddha.
Printer: BdF (without imprint).
Varieties:
a. Signature 3.
b. Signature 5; 7.
c. Signature 9.
d. Signature 12.
x1. Lithograph counterfeit; watermark. barely visible. Signature 3; 5.
x2. As x1. Signature 7; 9.
x3. As x1. Signature 12.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1956)  8% P#14a - signature 3
ND (1956-1962)  1.3% P#14x1 - counterfeit, signature 3; 5
ND (1962)  4% P#14b - signature 5
ND (1965)  6% P#14b - signature 7
ND (1965-1968)  5% P#14x2 - counterfeit, signature 7; 9
ND (1968)  13% P#14c - signature 9
ND (1972)  75% P#14d - signature 12
ND (1972)  1.3% P#14x3 - counterfeit, signature 12

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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