March 18, 2013

Indochina World War 2 period coins

Indochina WW2 period coins












KM#21
10 Cent 1939-1941

KM#23
20 Cent 1939-1941

KM#24
1 Cent 1940-1941

KM#20a
1/2 Cent 1939-1940










KM#25
1/4 Cent 1942-1944

1 and 5 Cent 1943

Opium Tael 1943-44

 

Indochina 10 Cent KM#21 1939-1941



KM#21.1 1940 10 Cent
No mintmark (Paris Mint)

Indochina 20 Cent KM#23 1939-1941



KM#23 1939 20 Cent, security edge
nickel
No mintmark (Paris Mint)


KM#E34 1939 20 Cent Essai, security edge
No mintmark (Paris Mint)


KM#23a.1 1939 20 Cent, reeded edge
copper-nickel
No mintmark (Paris Mint)


KM#23a.2 1941 20 Cent
Mintmark S (San Francisco Mint)

Indochina Cent KM#24 1940-1941



KM#24.1 1940 Cent
zinc
No mintmark (Hanoi)


KM#24.1 1940 Cent
ERROR


KM#24.3 1940 Cent
ERROR: small hole


KM#24.3 1941 Cent


KM#24.3 1941 Cent
ERROR: no hole

French Indochina zinc 1/2 Cent KM#20a 1939-1940


Unlike copper coins of same design, zinc coins of this type are extremely rare.


KM#20a 1939 1/2 Cent
No mintmark (Paris Mint)


KM#20a 1940 1/2 Cent

Indochina 1/4 Cent 1942-1944



KM#25 1942 1/4 Cent
zinc


KM#25 1943 1/4 Cent


KM#25 1944 1/4 Cent
rare date


KM#25 1941 1/4 Cent
lead counterfeit
Original 1941 1/4 cent coin does not exist!


KM#25 1942 1/4 Cent
lead counterfeit

French Indochina Vichy Government 1 and 5 Cent 1943



KM#26 1943 1 Cent
aluminium


KM#27 1943 5 Cent
aluminium

These silver bullion coins, so called "Opium" Taels were used in 1943-1944 in opium trade in Laos and Tonkin



KM#2 Tael
silver 34.0g



KM#3 Tael
silver



KM#4 Tael
silver 38.10g

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