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Coin - 10 Cents, Malaya, 1949 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 8974

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Malaya, Malaysia, 1949
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1990
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.82 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1949 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the King facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; artist's initials, PM, below neck
Reverse Description: At centre within a bead circle, 10 / CENTS; around, COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY MALAYA 1949
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya, Malaya (Malaysia), 1949
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1949
References: KM#8
Pridmore 291
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009
  2. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, Coins and Coinages of the Straits Settlements and British Malaya 1786 to 1951, Government Printing Office, Singapore, Singapore, 1955

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