Tuesday, May 10, 2011

96. Pulau Pinang One Pice 1825

image 1: obverse and reverse of the coin

image 2: reference

Country of Origin: Pulau Pinang (also known as Penang, Prince of Wales' Island, now a part as a country of Malaysia)
Date: 1825
Denomination: One Piece
Weight: 9.46g
Edge: Plain
Dimension: Diameter of 28mm
Composition: Copper
Population: 136,700 pieces
Reference: SS30b, P.17b
Mint: Madras Mint, India
Category: Normal Circulation Coin
Engraver: Lewis Pingo Chief Engraver of Royal Mint, London
Variety : SS 30b - 23 Lily cups in wreath on reverse

    This piece completes my 1 cent of Penang Coat of Arms Series! Completing the varieties of 1825? It is nearly impossible in my opinion, this coin is notorious with varieties!


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