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Cambodia

 

1972-1979 | 1991-2006 | 2012-2017

 

 

1000 Riels, (2013)
Commemorates the late King Norodom Sihanouk

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Front: Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012), King of Cambodia 1941-1955, 1993-2004

Back: Golden swan-shaped float carrying Sihanouk's body

Courtesy noteshoby

 

Golden Swan-shaped Float

Golden Swan-shaped Float

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100,000 Riels, 2012 (2013)
Commemorates the 60th Birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni

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Front: Portraits of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012) and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath (1936-)

Back: The late King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Queen Mother Norodom Monineath and their son, the current King Norodom Sihamoni (1953-)

Courtesy noteshobby

 

The Royal Family

The Royal Family

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2,000 Riels, (2013)
Commemorates the 60th Anniversary of Independence

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Front: King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

Back: King Norodom Sihanouk alongside two soldiers

Courtesy noteshobby

 

50,000 Riels, 2013 (2014)
Commemorates the 61th Birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni

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Front: King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

Back: Bakong Temple; sculpture of baby elephant

Bakong is the first temple mountain of sandstone constructed by rulers of the Khmer empire at Angkor near modern Siem Reap in Cambodia. In the final decades of the 9th century AD, it served as the official state temple of King Indravarman I in the ancient city of Hariharalaya, located in an area that today is called Roluos.

Courtesy Claudio Marana

 

Bakong Temple

Bakong Temple

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100 Riels, 2014 (2015)

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Front: King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

Back: Preah Tineang (the Royal Palace Throne Room) in Phnom Penh

Courtesy noteshobby

 

Royal Palace

Royal Palace

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500 Riels, 2014 (2015)

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Front: Norodom Sihamoni (1953-), King of Cambodia 2004-present.

Back: Tsubasa Bridge and Kizuna Bridge across the Mekong River

Tsubasa, the first suspension and the longest bridge across the Mekong River in Cambodia, is set for official opening in April, 2015.

Courtesy noteshobby

 

Tsubasa Bridge

Tsubasa Bridge

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1000 Riels, 2016 (2017)

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Front: King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

Back: Norodom Sihanouk riding horse; Royal Palace throne room; Preah Tineang (the Royal Palace Throne Room) in Phnom Penh: kinnari (half-human, half-bird)

Courtesy hd.collectibles

 

5000 Riels, 2015 (2017)

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Front: Mythical snake; Norodom Sihamoni (1953-), King Father Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012)

Back: Kampong Kdei bridge in Siemreap Province

Courtesy hd.collectibles

 

10000 Riels, 2015
Commemorates the King's 62nd Birthday

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Front: Naga, mythical snake; Norodom Sihamoni (1953-), King of Cambodia 2004-present.

Back: Neak Pean Temple in Siem Reap; A statue of the horse Balaha, rescuing men from a shipwreck.

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Neak Pean Temple

Neak Pean Temple

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Stone Horse Balaha

Stone horse Balaha

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1972-1979 | 1991-2006 | 2012-2017

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Cambodia, located in the Indo-Chinese Peninsula, was a French Protectorate in 1863, part of the French Union of Indo-China in 1885, and constitutional monarchy within the French Union 1949. Cambodia became a fully independent kingdom in 1954. Renamed Khmer Republic in 1970, Democratic Kampuchea in 1975 and People's Republic of Kampuchea in 1976. The name was later reverted back to Cambodia. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Cambodia.

 

 

 

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