Friday, November 28, 2008

Cambodia - Kingdom of Cambodia Series (1956) Banknote

When mention about Cambodia, one always relate it with Angkor Wat, one of the famous ancient temple in Southeast Asia. It has become a symbol of Cambodia and also the country's prime tourist location.

The Cambodian banknotes which issued in 1956 were very much reflected the ancient culture originated from the Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire. Many of these notes depict the elements of Angkorian architectural. They also display the Cambodian lifestyle which was mainly the agriculture activities.

This series of banknote were first issued by The National Bank of Cambodia in 1956 and subsequently reprinted in various years until 1970-an. Even though these banknotes were printed on the same year, but the design of the notes were completely different.


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