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Proof Coin - 1/2 Cents, Straits Settlements, 1932 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13954

Summary:
Proof 1/2 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1392
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Width), 18 mm (Length)
Weight: 2.907 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), Royal Mint, London, 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: proof strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1932 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Cent
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
Reverse Description: At centre within an inner circle of beads, 1/2 / CENT; around within outer circle of beads, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1932
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Square with rounded corners
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1932
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1932
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
References: KM#37
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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