Coins and Banknotes of Vietnam and French Indochina
ANNAM AND ITS MINOR CURRENCY

Appendix.
Coins issued from 1882 to 1945.

Since the original book was published in 1882, some more cash coin types were prodiced in Vietnam untill 1945.

The numbering used in this chapter, Nos. a1 - a20, has no special meaning. These are just numbers used by Online Identifier search engine. Instead of using these numbers, the reader should use references from Krause (Craig # and Yeoman #), Novak or Lecompte catalogs given below each coin.

Tu Duc 嗣德 1848-1883.

No. a1. (Barker: 206.1-206.2)
Obverse: 嗣德寶鈔 Tu-Duc-Bao-Sau.
Reverse: The characters 準文四十 Chun-Van-Tu-Tap, or equal to 40 cash. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #206, Novak #279, Lecompte #12

No. a2. (Barker: 205.1-205.2)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: The characters 準文三十 Chun-Van-Tam-Tap, or equal to 30 cash. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #205.5, Novak #279, Lecompte #11

No. a3. (Barker: 204.1)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: The characters 準文二十 Chun-Van-Nhi-Tap, or equal to 20 cash. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #205, Novak #279, Lecompte #10

No. a4. (Barker: 203.2)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: The characters 準文一十 Chun-Van-Nhat-Tap, or equal to 20 cash. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #204a, Novak #279, Lecompte #9

No. a5. (Barker: 203.1)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: The characters 準十文 Chun-Tap-Van, or equal to 10 cash. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #204, Novak #279, Lecompte #8

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Duc Tong under the reign title Tu Duc.

Kien Phuc 建福 1883-1884.

No. a6. (Barker: see 104.1)
Obverse: 建福通寶 Kien-Phuc-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: none. Zinc.
References: Craig #271.1, Novak #175, Lecompte #17

No. a7. (Barker: 104.1)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #271.2, Novak #175, Lecompte #16

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Gian Tong under the reign title Kien Phuoc.

Ham Nghi 咸宜 1884-1885.

No. a8. (Barker: see 105.1)
Obverse: 咸宜通寶 Ham-Nghi-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #281, Novak #158, Lecompte #18

No. a9. (Barker: 105.1)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: 六文 Luc-Van. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #282, Novak #158, Lecompte #19

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Ham Nhgi under the reign title Ham Nhgi.

Dong Khanh 同慶 1885-1888.

No. a10. (Barker: 106.3-106.5)
Obverse: 同慶通寶 Dong-Khanh-Thong-Bao
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #301.1, Novak #112, Lecompte #20

No. a11. (Barker: 106.1-106.2)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Craig #301.2, Novak #112, Lecompte #21

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Khanh Tong under the reign title Dong Khanh.

Thanh Thai 成泰 1888-1907.

No. a12. (Barker: 107.9-107.12)
Obverse: 成泰通寶 Thanh-Thai-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #1, Novak #107, Lecompte #22

No. a13. (Barker: 107.1-107.8)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: 十文 Tap-Van. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #2, Novak #107, Lecompte #23

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Thanh Thai under the reign title Thanh Thai.

Duy Tan 維新 1907-1916.

No. a14. (Barker: 108.1-108.5)
Obverse: 維新通寶 Duy-Tan-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: 十文 Tap-Van. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #3, Novak #308, Lecompte #24

The coins were cast by Emperor Nguyen Duy Tan under the reign title Duy Tan.

Khai Dinh 啓定 1916-1925.

No. a15. (Barker: 109.1-109.2)
Obverse: 啓定通寶 Khai-Dinh-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: none. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #4, Novak #194, Lecompte #25

No. a16. (Barker: 109.3-109.6)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: none. Struck copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #5.1, Novak #194, Lecompte #27

No. a17. (Barker: 109.3-109.6)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: none. Struck copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #5.2, Novak #194, Lecompte #26

The coins were produced by Emperor Nguyen Hoang Tong Tan under the reign title Khai Dinh.

Bao Dai 保大 1926-1945.

No. a18. (Barker: 110.10-110.11)
Obverse: 保大通寶 Bao-Dai-Thong-Bao.
Reverse: plain. Struck copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #6, Novak #170, Lecompte #29

No. a19. (Barker: 110.5-110.9)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: plain. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #6a, Novak #170, Lecompte #30

No. a20. (Barker: 110.1-110.4)
Obverse: Same as above.
Reverse: 十文 Tap-Van. Copper alloy.
References: Yeoman #7, Novak #170, Lecompte #31

The coins were produced by the last Vietnamese Emperor Nguyen Bao Dai under the reign title Bao Dai. These are also the last cash coins produced in the World.

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