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Metal riels - modern coins of Cambodia

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • Country code:
  • Cambodia, Kingdom
  • Riel
  • Pnom-Penh
  • of 181 040 sq. km
  • khmer (state), French, English
  • KH (KHM) 116

Monetary unit of Cambodia is the riel which is equal 10 kaks or 100 sous. In circulation there are coins in nominal value 50, 100, 200 and 500 riels.

In the history of Cambodia was two various kinds of the riels, the first was manufactured during the period between 1953 and 1975, and the second since April, 1st, 1980. With 1975 for 1980, the country had no the monetary system cancelled won "red khmers". In territory of Cambodia the US dollar, now, is widely used.

Coins 10, 20 and 50 sous of 1953 were minted from aluminium and there were the same size, as corresponding coins of Laos and Southern Vietnam (though and without an aperture in coins of Laos). A coin 1 riel in size with nickel of the USA were going to rap out in 1970, but because of government Norodom Sianuk overthrow, it has not been manufactured.

And only in 1994 coins 50, 100, 200 and 500 riels have been manufactured. Though now they not can be met often in circulation.

Nominal value: 50 riels
Stamping: 1994
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 riels of Cambodia the Reverse of 50 riels of Cambodia
Nominal value: 100 riels
Stamping: 1994
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse of 100 riels of Cambodia the Reverse of 100 riels of Cambodia
Nominal value: 200 riels
Stamping: 1994
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse of 200 riels of Cambodia the Reverse of 200 riels of Cambodia

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