Indonesia 1971 50 rupiah

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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 a copper-nickel 50 rupiah featuring a Greater Bird of Paradise reverse. It is a one-year type.

Recorded mintage: 1,035,850,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 35.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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