Indonesia 1973 100 rupiah
Indonesia gained independence from a reluctant Netherlands in 1949. Being a scattered series of islands with differing traditions, Indonesia has struggled to remain a cohesive nation. The coin shown is an copper-nickel 100 rupiah, featuring a traditional style house. There is also an Aluminum Pattern of the same denomination, design and date (1973), which was not distributed in circulation.
Recorded mintage: 907,773,000.
Catalog reference: KM 36.
Catalog reference: Pn 8
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.