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Coin - 1 Dollar, Malaysia, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13847

1 Dollar, British Trade Dollar, Issued by Straits Settlements, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, Hong Kong, Borneo, 1897 B
Minted by Bombay Mint, India
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.951 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, pacific trade, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Bombay Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, India, George William De Saulles, Medallist (1862-1903), George William de Saulles, Sculptor, Designer & Engraver (1862-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British Trade Coins
DateEra: 1897 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Britannia standing helmeted looking to left; her right hand grasps a trident (on which the mint mark B, incuse) and her left rests on a shield; a sailing ship on the horizon at left; in exergue, 1895; around ONE DOLLAR
Reverse Description: At centre within a beaded circle, a scroll ornamentation containing Chinese characters YAT YUEN or Yi Yuan (one dollar) at top and bottom, and Malay characters SATU RINGGIT (one dollar) at right and left; at centre, a Chinese labyrinth; around, a key pattern
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1897
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1897
Artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1895
References: KM#T5
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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