Indonesia 1970 1 rupiah
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 massive corruption and occasional outbursts of appalling violence. The coin shown is an aluminum one rupiah.
Recorded mintage: 136,010,000.
Catalog reference: KM 20.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.