Coins and Banknotes of Vietnam
and French Indochina

Vietnam 500 Dong 1988

Face:

Ho Chi Minh; coat of arms of Vietnam Socialist Republuc; date; denomination;
Text:
CỘNG HÒA XÃ HỘI CHỦ NGHĨA VIỆT NAM = Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
NĂM TRĂM ĐỒNG = Five hundred dong;

Back:

ships at Haiphong port; denomination;
Text:
NGÂN HÀNG NHÀ NƯỚC VIỆT NAM = State Bank of Vietnam;
NĂM TRĂM ĐỒNG = Five hundred dong

Serial number types

Serial number types on Vietnam 500 Dong 1988 banknotes

sans-serif - large:

19 x 3.8 mm

serif - wide:

18.5 x 3 mm

serif - narrow:

17 x 3 mm

P-101 500 Dong 1988

Serial number:

sans-serif - large;

Watermark:

Flowers (old type)
Vietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, faceVietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, back

P-101 500 Dong 1988

Serial number:

serif - narrow;

Watermark:

Square flowers
Vietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, faceVietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, back

P-101 500 Dong 1988

Serial number:

serif - wide;

Watermark:

Large square flowers
Vietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, faceVietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988, back

P-101s 500 Dong 1988 SPECIMEN

Face:

overprint SPECIMEN in blue

Serial number:

sans-serif - large;

Watermark:

Flowers (old type)
Vietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988 specimen, faceVietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988 specimen, back

P-101s 500 Dong 1988 SPECIMEN

Face:

overprint SPECIMEN in red

Serial number:

serif - wide;

Watermark:

Large square flowers
Vietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988 specimen, faceVietnam banknote 500 Dong 1988 specimen, back

Watermark: Flowers (old type)

Vietnam 500 Dong 1988 banknote, watermark

Watermark: Square flowers

Vietnam 500 Dong 1988 banknote, watermark

Watermark: Large square flowers

Vietnam 500 Dong 1988 banknote, watermark