Saturday, June 4, 2011

111. Straits Settlements 20 Cent 1897

image 1: obverse and reverse of the coin


Country of Origin: Straits Settlements
Date: 1897 
Denomination: 20 Cents
Shape: Round
Orientation: Medal Allignment
Weight: 5.43g
Diameter: 18.0mm
Thickness: -
Composition: 0.8 Silver
Population: 185,000
Reference: KN12, KM12
Mint: Ralph Heaton & Son Ltd. Birmingham
Category: Normal Circulation Coin
Demonetized: Yes
Engraver/Designer: -
Variety: -
Edge: Milled






    A heavily cleaned coin, and probably once has been mounted. There is a trace of mounting in 2 o'clock and 8 o'clock position on reverse.

2 comments:

whycollect said...

Yes, parts of the rim look like mounted or repaired.
And no doubt it looks cleaned from the picture.
Its a pity.
Otherwise its quite a nice coin :)

mnfaj said...

Yes, I think I want to continue my pursue for Queen V's coin. Although it is quite a bit expensive.

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