Friday, January 28, 2011

57. Penang 2 Pice Coat of Arms Series 1825

image 1: obverse

image 2: reverse
Country of Origin: Pulau Pinang / Penang / Prince of Wales' Island (Now a part of Malaysia)
Date: 1825
Denomination: 2 Pice (equivalent to 2 Cent, Pice denomination was incorporated because it was minted at Madras Mint)
Weight: 18.79g - 19.05g
Edge: Plain
Dimension: Diameter of 31.5mm
Composition: Copper
Population: 130,300 pieces
Reference: SS32f
Mint: Madras Mint
Category: Normal Circulation Coin

    This coin is of variety SS32f, having 31 lily cup in wreath on reverse. 26 to 34 lily cups varieties are listed by Saran Singh. So many varieties, I don't think I can complete it, because even this 2 pice coins are hard to find in the market. All of them in the collectors' hand already?
image 3: reference


whycollect said...

Hi mnfaj,
Nice coin you've here.
Keep it up :)

MGMSabri said...

congrats fadz.
keep hunting.

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