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Coin - 1/4 Cent, Straits Settlements, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13967

1/4 Cent, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1899
Minted by Bombay Mint, India
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.313 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Bombay Mint, Medal & Coin Makers, India, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - Straits Settlements
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Straits Settlements
DateEra: 1899 AD
Denomination: 1/4 Cent
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen wearing coronet or diadem ornamented with jewels facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN. The ends of the coronet are connected by a band which is partly hidden by the hair. The hair is drawn into a knot tied with a bow which hangs down the back of the neck.
Reverse Description: Within a circle of beads, 1/4; around above, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS; below, QUARTER CENT 1899
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Straits Settlements (Malaysia), 1899
Mint: Bombay (Mint), India, 1899
References: KM#14
Pridmore 179
  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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