VND – Vietnam Dong

Monetary System

1 Vietnamese đong (VNC) = 10 hào = 100 xu
14.09.1985: 1 Vietnamese đong (VND) = 10 VNC

State Bank of Vietnam
Ngân hàng Nhà nước Việt Nam

On 21 January 1960, the National Bank of Vietnam was renamed as the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), in accordance with the 1946 Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. For more information, visit www.sbv.gov.vn.

2001 Numismatic Products

This 50-đong note was issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of national banking in Vietnam.

Description: 50.00 Dong   Size: 166 x 82 mm

Purple, pink, orange, and green. Front: Vietnamese text; Vietnamese bronze drum; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; State Bank of Vietnam headquarters building in Hanoi. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): None. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 166 x 82 mm. Polymer.

2003 – 2018 Polymer Issues

The first two digits of the serial number represent the last two digits of the year of printing. Initially the 50,000- and 500,000-đong notes were printed by Note Printing Australia in Melbourne, but eventually all of the polymer notes were printed by the National Banknote Printing Plant in Hanoi under a technology transfer and training arrangement with PolyTeQ Services.

Description: 10,000.00 Dong   Size: 132 x 60 mm

Yellow, brown, and green. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; Off-shore oil rigs in Bach Ho Oil Field. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): One Pillar Pagoda in Hanoi. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 132 x 60 mm. Polymer.

Description: 20,000.00 Dong   Size: 136 x 65 mm

Blue, pink, and green. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; Chua Cau (Japanese pagoda bridge) over Thu Bon river in Hoi An, Quang Nam province. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): Ho Chi Minh and stylized flower. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 136 x 65 mm. Polymer.

Description: 50,000.00 Dong   Size: 140 x 65 mm

Pink, red, yellow, and light blue. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; stylized flower; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; Phu Van Lau pavilion and communal house Nghenh Luong Dinh in Hue. Simulated solid security thread with demetalized 50000. Watermark (shadow image): Ho Chi Minh and VN. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 140 x 65 mm. Polymer.

Description: 100,000.00 Dong   Size: 144 x 65 mm

Green, orange, and purple. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) and Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial Academy) in Hanoi. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): Ho Chi Minh and stylized flower. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 144 x 65 mm. Polymer.

In the microprinting at lower left on the front of the 100,000-đong note the denomination is spelled out in numerals, however there is a zero missing from the second full set of numerals.

Description: 200,000.00 Dong   Size: 148 x 65 mm

Orange, red, green, and purple. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; boat among Ha Long Bay rock formations. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): Ho Chi Minh. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 148 x 65 mm. Polymer.

Description: 500,000.00 Dong   Size: 152 x 65 mm

Green, orange, purple, and blue. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh. Back: Vietnamese text; Ho Chi Minh’s birthplace amid trees in Kim Lien village. No security thread. Watermark (shadow image): Ho Chi Minh. Printer: (Note Printing Australia and National Banknote Printing Plant). 152 x 65 mm. Polymer.

2016 Numismatic Products

On 6 May 2016, the State Bank of Vietnam introduced this 100-đong note to commemorate the 65th anniversary of national banking in Vietnam. Not intended for circulation, individual notes were sold for VND20,000 each, or VND25,000 with a commemorative cover.

Description: 100.00 Dong   Size: 163 x 83 mm

Red and yellow. Front: Vietnamese text; coat of arms; Ho Chi Minh; 65 logo in gold SPARK. Back: Vietnamese text; State Bank of Vietnam headquarters building in Hanoi; Thanh Giong (Saint Giong), a mythical folk hero; patterns found on Ngoc Lu Bronze drum. Windowed Motion security thread. Watermark: Lotus flower and electrotype. Printer: (Unknown). 163 x 83 mm. Paper.