50 Đồng FAO

Features

Country South Vietnam
Period Second Republic (1967-1975)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1975
Value 50 Đồng (50)
Currency Southern đồng (1953-1975)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 30260
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 14,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 48
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

FAO

Obverse

A Farmer in the Paddy Field.

Lettering:
TĂNG-GIA SẢN-XUẤT NÔNG-PHẨM
1975

Translation: Increase in food production of agricultural products.

Reverse

Face value and legends surrounding.

Lettering:
VIỆT-NAM CỘNG-HÒA
50
ĐỒNG
NGÂN-HÀNG QUỐC-GIA VIỆT-NAM

Translation:
Republic of Vietnam
National Bank of Vietnam

Edge

Reeded

Comments

It is reported that all but a few examples were disposed of as scrap metal [NGC, Krause].

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1975  1 010 000

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