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Coin - 20 Cents, Straits Settlements, 1916 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 25453

Summary:
20 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1916 B
Minted by Bombay Mint, India
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23.8 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.37 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), Bombay Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, India, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - Straits Settlements
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British Colonial
DateEra: 1916 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, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; the artist's initials, BM, on bust truncation; mint mark, B, on band of crown
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 20; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS - TWENTY CENTS 1919 -
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1916
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1916
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
References: KM#30
Pridmore 238
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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