Coins and Banknotes of Vietnam
and French Indochina

Socialist Republic of Vietnam coins: Nature

KM#15 1986 10 Dong

Vietnam 10 Dong 1986 coin, water buffalo, reverseVietnam 10 Dong 1986 coin, obverse
copper-nickel

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

water buffalo head;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
TRÂU = Buffalo;

Mintmark:

"key" (Havana Mint)

KM#17 1986 10 Dong

Vietnam 10 Dong 1986 coin, elephant, reverseVietnam 10 Dong 1986 coin, obverse
copper-nickel

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

elephant head;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
VOI = Elephant;

Mintmark:

"key" (Havana Mint)

KM#19 1986 100 Dong

Vietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, water buffalo, reverseVietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, obverse
.999 silver, 12g

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

water buffalo;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
TRÂU = Buffalo

KM#20 1986 100 Dong

Vietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, peacock, reverseVietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, obverse
.999 silver, 12g

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

peacock;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
CÔNG = Peacock

KM#21 1986 100 Dong

Vietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, elephant, reverseVietnam 100 Dong 1986 coin, obverse
.999 silver, 12g

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

elephant;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
VOI = Elephant

KM#28 1987 10 Dong

Vietnam 10 Dong 1987 coin, orangutan, reverseVietnam 10 Dong 1987 coin, obverse
copper-nickel

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination; date;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

orangutan; WWF logo;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
ĐƯỜI ƯƠI = Orangutan

KM#33 1990 10 Dong

Vietnam 10 Dong 1990 coin, gibbon, reverseVietnam 10 Dong 1990 coin, obverse
copper-nickel

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

gibbons; date;
Text:
BẢO VỆ THIÊN NHIÊN = Nature protection;
ĐƯỜI ƯƠI = Orangutan (sic!)
This type often comes with a WWF envelope

KM#42 1993 100 Dong

Vietnam 100 Dong 1993 coin, flying dinosaurus, reverseVietnam 100 Dong 1993 coin, obverse
.999 silver, 12g

Obverse:

coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; denomination;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Reverse:

flying dinosaurus; date;
Text:
Rhamphorhynchus;
ĐỘNG VẬT CỔ ĐẠI = Ancient animals