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1960 South Vietnam 50 Su coin pendant bamboo plants Hanoi Hoi An Da Nang, Huế, Nha Trang, Sapa, Phu Quoc, Phan Thiet Hạ Long Bay n003161

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note: this coin is lightweight as it is aluminum

1960 South Vietnam 50 Su {1-Year Issue}

front: bamboo plants

Bamboo plays an important part of the culture of Vietnam. Bamboo symbolizes the spirit of Vovinam (a Vietnamese martial arts): cương nhu phối triển (coordination between hard and soft (martial arts)). Bamboo also symbolizes the Vietnamese hometown and Vietnamese soul: the gentlemanlike, straightforwardness, hard working, optimism, unity, and adaptability. A Vietnamese proverb says, "Tre già, măng mọc" (When the bamboo is old, the bamboo sprouts appear), the meaning being Vietnam will never be annihilated; if the previous generation dies, the children take their place. Therefore, the Vietnam nation and Vietnamese value will be maintained and developed eternally. Traditional Vietnamese villages are surrounded by thick bamboo hedges (lũy tre).

back: portrait of Ngô Đình Diệm, president of the Republic of Vietnam or South Vietnam: 1955-1963

Translation: Republic of Vietnam

• quantity 1
• demonetized {no longer in circulation} Aluminium coin
• diameter: 30.75 mm
• weight: 4 g

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