One Cent 1894 Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Product Code: ASIA1
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8.00€

Type: One Cent 1894 Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Date: 1894
Origin: Straits Settlement (Malaysia)
Composition:Bronze
Weight: 8,753 grams 
Diameter:  29 mm 
Shape: Round
Mint: Bombay Mint, India

Country: Straits Settlement (Malaysia)

Condition 
Obverse: Circulated, VF-
Reverse: Circulated, F+

Description 
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.

 

Bibliography:

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

http://museumvictoria.museum/collections

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