Coins and Banknotes of Vietnam
and French Indochina

Vietnam first issue 1945-1946

KM#1 1945 20 Xu

Vietnam 20 Xu 1945 coin, obverseVietnam 20 Xu 1945 coin, reverse
aluminium

Obverse:

star; date;
Text:
VIET-NAM DAN-CHU CONG-HOA = Democratic Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

denomination

KM#2.1 1946 5 Hao

Vietnam 5 Hao 1946 coin, obverseVietnam 5 Hao 1945 coin, reverse
aluminium

Obverse:

ceremonial urn; date;
Text:
VIET-NAM DAN-CHU CONG-HOA = Democratic Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

denomination

KM#2.2 1946 5 Hao

Vietnam 5 Hao 1946 coin, obverseVietnam 5 Hao 1945 coin, reverse
aluminium

Obverse:

ceremonial urn; date;
Text:
VIET-NAM DAN-CHU CONG-HOA = Democratic Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

denomination

KM#3 1946 1 Dong

Vietnam 1 Dong 1946 coin, Ho Chi Minh, obverseVietnam 1 Dong 1945 coin, reverse
aluminium

Obverse:

portrait of Ho Chi Minh;
Text:
VIET-NAM DAN-CHU CONG-HOA = Democratic Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

denomination; date

KM#4 1946 2 Dong

Vietnam 2 Dong 1946 coin, Ho Chi Minh, obverseVietnam 2 Dong 1945 coin, reverse
bronze

Obverse:

portrait of Ho Chi Minh; date;
Text:
CHU TICH HO CHI MINH = President Ho Chi Minh;

Reverse:

star; denomination;
Text:
VIET NAM DAN CHU CONG HOA = Democratic Republic of Vietnam;
HAI ĐỒNG = Two dong;
NAM II = Second year (?)