Banknote Index


Country Laos
Authority Banque Nationale du Laos
Currency Kip
Denomination 50
Issue Start Date 1957
Issue End Date 1962
This Notes Issue Date 1962
Set/Series Name Laos 1957-1962 Issues
Number of Items in Set 11
Set Details 2x1Kip, 2x5Kip, 2x10Kip, 1x20Kip, 2x50Kip, 1x100Kip, 1x500Kip
Type Normal
Material Paper
Width in mm 136
Height in mm 70
Security Features No watermark. No security thread.
Description Front Coat of arms with three-headed elephant; National Assembly building
Description Back Logger on elephant
Comments Banque Nationale du Laos signature variety 1.
Printer: Bulgarian National Bank Printing Works and subsequently Shaghai Banknote Printing Factory (no imprint).
Issued by the Pathet Lao during the civil war.
No colored dots.
Source Victor M. Gonzalez Miguel
BNI Banknote Id 50226

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
12th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0005b $6.00 2008 UNC 
The Banknote Book B205b $20.00 2015 UNC 
Laos, 50 Kip, P5b, B205b