1 Riel FAO) (Khmer Republic
|Type||Circulating commemorative coin|
|Value||1 Riel (1)|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
|References||KM# 59, Schön# 21
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)
Temple of Angkor Wat
៩ តុលា ១៩៧០
9 October 1970
Grain bouquet, denomination
សូ្រវជាជីវិត នៃ សេដ្ឋតិច្នជាតិ
១ ៛. | 1 ៛.
It is the life of the national economy
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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|1970||5,000,000||Released only in 1983|
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