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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, Straits Settlements, 1889 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13902

Summary:
Proof 5 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1889
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.359 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, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1889 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 5; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS FIVE CENTS 1889
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1889
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1889
References: KM#10
Pridmore 131 but proof
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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