Cambodia P-52 / 50 Riels 2002 – UNC




Issued by National Bank of Cambodia
Issue 2001-2014 Issue
Size 130 x 60 mm
Printer De La Rue, London (England) – DLR
Watermark Bayon sculpture in Angkor Wat
Security features Strong UV activity both sides
Signatures Chea Chanto; Tieng Seng
Obverse The portrait of Banteay Srei Temple emerges in the center. On the right is the Norak Singha. On the left is the sculture of naga serpent.
Reverse The sluice “Tek Thla”, along the National Road No 3.
Comment Banteay Srei is a Hindu temple of the X Century in Cambodia. Its name means “Fortress of Women” and is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Most of the temple is built of red sandstone, and the columns and interior walls feature an astonishing number of highly detailed decorations. For these characteristics, the temps is often called “Jewel of Khmer art” or “Precious jem”.