Indonesia 1954 5 sen
Indonesia gained independence from the Netherlands in 1949. Being a scattered series of islands with differing traditions, Indonesia has struggled to remain a cohesive nation, hampered by corruption on a colossal scale. The coin shown is an aluminum five sen.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.3 g, aluminum, 22 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 5.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.