French Indochina 1 Piastre ND 1954, P-105 VF
French Indo-China was a French colony from 1887 until 1954, was located on the Indo-Chinese peninsula of Southeast Asia, and consisted of 5 protectorates:
- Tonkin (northern Vietnam)
- Annam (central Vietnam)
- Cochin-China(southern Vietnam)
The Indochina war of (1946-1954) was between the French military and the Việt Minh opponents who gained their independence in May 1954. later on, the Geneva agreement recognized Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam as independent countries.