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nabingiri
Joined: 29-Oct-2014
Posts: 27
Which coins can be classified under FAO? Do we simply follow the Krause catalogue? For eg. Coins issued to commemorate International Women's Year 1975, are they FAO coins? Krause catalogue (for Nepal) says so but can someone tell how and why. I searched online quite a bit but couldn't find any reference to FAO. Its only mentioned that 1975 was declared as International Women's Year by the United Nations. Can someone shed some light here?
Essor Prof
Joined: 13-Apr-2015
Posts: 2020
Here are all (?) the FAO coins and as you can see, your Nepal coin is on the second picture:
https://www.ebay.ie/itm/SET-OF-THE-WORLDWIDE-FAO-SERIES-FOOD-FOR-ALL-248-PIECES-BOX/382445241051?hash=item590b8342db:g:BM8AAOSwepZaoRgi
JustforFun
Joined: 14-Jun-2014
Posts: 1057
Must of the coins of the IWY 1975 series were included in all the Albums, Panels and issues of FAO Coins (Direct sale by FAO) at their store and coin club that they had back in those days...

I have several of them (Albums and Panels) and there are a lot of IWY coins in them.
JustforFun...
doc_man
Joined: 9-Mar-2011
Posts: 954
Hi Nabin,
please check this links
http://typesets.wikidot.com/f-a-o-coins
https://coinweek.com/coins/commemoratives/first-read-fao-coins-international-catalog-english-edition-2013/
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Essor Prof
Joined: 13-Apr-2015
Posts: 2020
And here is an alphabetical list of the FAO coins, although not complete. The Nepal 1 Rupee International Women's Year is on the list, but the Nepal 20 Rupees International Women's Year isn't (yet).
https://en.ucoin.net/catalog/?tag=fao
doc_man
Joined: 9-Mar-2011
Posts: 954
F.A.O. actually stands for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. During October 1945, the F.A.O. was founded in Quebec City, Canada with the goal to "modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all”. Even the F.A.O. logo re-enforces this message by carrying the phrase “Fiat Panis” or as translated from Latin “Let there be bread”. I think only this one should be considered as FAO
This one is my favored FAO coin ever https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces28169.html
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JustforFun
Joined: 14-Jun-2014
Posts: 1057
Quote: "doc_man"
​This one is my favored FAO coin ever https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces28169.html
​I have that coin in my collection ;)
JustforFun...
doc_man
Joined: 9-Mar-2011
Posts: 954
Quote: "JustforFun"
Quote: "doc_man"
​​This one is my favored FAO coin ever https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces28169.html
​​I have that coin in my collection ;)
​Yeah :) Polish Trial Strikes are wonderful coins that I like more then normal commemorative coins from communist Poland.
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces94401.html
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces44123.html
I just saw them and i know that will be mine :D

But im out of the topic, check this sites :
http://fao-coins.info/
http://www.fiat-panis.de/
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nabingiri
Joined: 29-Oct-2014
Posts: 27
Thanks for the responses. The compiled lists seem to have been compiled by collector(s) based on Krause Catalogue. I am aware that FAO is an agency of UN but I fail to establish any connection between IWY and FAO. Should it be kept under FAO or under UN?
doc_man
Joined: 9-Mar-2011
Posts: 954
Definitely under UN.
IWY and FAO are separates programs but they under UN.
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