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1 Riel FAO) (Khmer Republic

1 Riel (FAO) (Khmer Republic) -  obverse1 Riel (FAO) (Khmer Republic) -  reverse

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Features

Country Cambodia
Period Khmer Republic (1970-1975)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1970
Value 1 Riel (1)
Currency First riel (1953-1975)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.8500 g
Diameter 19.42 mm
Thickness 1.34 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 04-17-1975
References KM# 59,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 21
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

FAO

Obverse

Temple of Angkor Wat

Lettering:
សាធារណរដ្ឋខ្មែរ
៩ តុលា ១៩៧០

Translation:
Khmer Republic
9 October 1970

Reverse

Grain bouquet, denomination

Lettering:
សូ្រវជាជីវិត នៃ សេដ្ឋតិច្នជាតិ
១ ៛. | 1 ៛.
មួយរេ្យល

Translation:
It is the life of the national economy
One Riel

Edge

Plain

Comments

Norodom Sihanouk (Life:1922-2012) was  King of Cambodia (1st Reign:1941-1955) (2nd reign: 1993-2004) and as Head of state: 1960-1970. He was overthrown on 18/March/1970 by by General Lon Nol of Khmer Republic.  Due to the fall of the Cambodian government in 1970, the coin was not released then.

However, this coin was released in limited numbers in 1983. and this came into circulation.

Note: According to Standard catlog of  world coins - This coin was minted at the Llantrissant Branch Mint in 1972 but dated 1969. According to the FAO, the coin was to have been dated 1971. The photograph of the coin, supplied by the FAO, is dated 1970. Only This type of coin is currently available.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1970  5,000,000 3.53 3.53 9.07 Released only in 1983

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