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Proof Coin - 1/2 Cent, Malaya, 1940 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14040

Malaya, Malaysia
Proof 1/2 Cent, 1940
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 2.921 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, 1 cent nickel malaya 1940
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), 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: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1940 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Cent
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; artist's initials, PM, below neck
Reverse Description: At centre within a bead circle, 1/2 / CENT; around, COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY MALAYA 1940
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Square with rounded corners
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya, Malaysia, Malaya, 1940
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1940
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#1
Pridmore 278
  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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