20 Cents - Sisavang Vong

20 Cents - Sisavang Vong -  obverse20 Cents - Sisavang Vong -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Laos
King Sisavang Vong (1946-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1952
Value 20 Cents (0.2)
Currency Piastre (1952)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.23 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1299
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 5,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Lesser Version of Coat of Arms or the Royal Seal.

Scripts: Lao, Latin

Lettering:
ROYAUME DU LAOS ພະຣາຊະອານາຈັກລາວ
1952

Translation:
Kingdom of Laos
1952

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Reverse

Scripts: Lao, Latin

Lettering:
໑໙໕໒
໒໐ ອັດ
20 CENTS
1952

Translation:
20 Cents
1952

Engraver: Lucien Georges Bazor

Lucien Georges Bazor was Chief Engraver at the Paris mint from 1930 to 1958. He was born in Paris in 1889 and initially studied under his father, Albert Bazor. Bazor later became the pupil of Patey at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1923 for his engraving.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

Comments

Kingdom of Laos was a French protectorate (1947–1953) and then a Constitutional monarchy (1953-1975).
Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Laos

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1952  3 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.84 $ 1.07 $ 1.07 $ 1.77 $ 1.77 99% Monnaie de Paris (wing)
1952  104 1.0% Piéfort

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