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Coin - 20 Cents, Straits Settlements, 1902 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13879

Summary:
20 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1902
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.415 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, 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 - Straits Settlements
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1902 AD
Denomination: 20 Cents
Obverse Description: Bust of the King wearing the Imperial crown and an ermine robe with the collar of the Garter and the badge of the Bath; around, EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR; the artist's initials DES below bust
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 20; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS TWENTY CENTS 1902
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1902
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1902
Artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1902
References: KM#22
Pridmore 208
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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