1 Piastre - Norodom I Pattern

Features

Country Cambodia
King Norodom (1860-1904)
Type Pattern
Year 1875
Value 1 Piastre (5.37)
Currency Franc (1860-1953)
Composition Silver
Weight 24.98 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 185090
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References Lec# 95,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
X# T2
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Bare head of Nordom I left

Lettering:
ESSAI DE LA PRESSE MONÉTAIRE DU ROI DU CAMBODGE
A. BRICHAUT DIREXIT
· 1875 ·

Engraver: G. Würden

Reverse

St. Michael slaying the devil.

Lettering:
MENNING FRERES, MACANICIENS A BRUXELLES
WURDEN

Engraver: G. Würden

Edge

Plain

Comments

Unlisted by Krause. By G. Würden, for the Menning Brothers, Bruxelles (Brussels).
   
Recorded sales:

  • Classical Numismatic Group, Triton Auction XXI, 08 January 2018, lot #971. Sold for 5,500.00 USD + buyer's premium, in Superb EF condition.
  • Jean Elsen & ses Fils, Auction 138, 08 September 2018, lot #1411. Sold for 2,400.00 EUR, in EF condition.  

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