Tuesday, October 12, 2010

28. Straits Settlements East India Company Quarter Cent 1845

Country of Origin: Straits Settlements
Area of Circulation: Straits Settlements and Malay States
Denomination: Quarter Cent / 1/4 Cent
Dimension: Diameter of 18.0 mm
Edge: Plain
Composition: Copper
Weight: 2.33g
Category: Normal circulation coin 
Effigy: Queen Victoria
Extra Note: Obverse of the coin had the words "QUEEN VICTORIA" with the effigy of the queen looking to the left. She is wearing jeweled diadem. The reverse showed the value surrounded by the words "EAST INDIA COMPANY" and the date "1845".


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