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Coin - 50 Cents, Straits Settlements, 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13865

Summary:
50 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1900
Minted by Heaton & Son, Birmingham
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.597 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1900 AD
Denomination: 50 Cents
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN; mint mark, H, below neck truncation
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 50; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS FIFTY CENTS 1900
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1900
Mint: Heaton and Son, Great Britain, 1900
References: KM#13
Pridmore 49
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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