Type: One Cent 1894 Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Origin: Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Weight: 8,753 grams
Diameter: 29 mm
Mint: Bombay Mint, India
Country: Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Obverse: Circulated, VF-
Reverse: Circulated, F+
Obverse: Head of the Queen, wearing coronet or diadem ornamented with jewels, facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN. The ends of the coronet are connected by a band decorated with a scroll which is partly hidden by the hair. The hair is drawn into a knot behind the head and teied with a bow at the back of the head.
Reverse: Rev: Value within beaded circle. Rev. Leg.: STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon (obverse)
History: Straits Settlements was a British crown colony on the Malay Peninsula of Asia. It was formed in 1828 by combining Singapore, Penang, and Malacca.
Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
[Book], Major Fred Pridmore, Coins and Coinages of the Straits Settlements and British Malaya 1786 to 1951, Government Printing Office, Singapore, Singapore, 1955