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Coin - 1 Cent, Straits Settlements, 1877 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13932

Summary:
1 Cent, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1877
Minted by Calcutta Mint, India
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.338 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Calcutta Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, Kolkata, India, 1757-1952, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - Straits Settlements
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1877 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: 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 Description: Within a circle of beads, 1; around above, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS; around below, ONE CENT 1877
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1877
Mint: Calcutta (Mint), India, 1877
References: KM#9
Pridmore 152
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
  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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