Friday, June 15, 2012

JOHOR TIN COIN KETON SS30



 image 1: obverse and reverse of the coin



image 2: obverse and reverse with highlighted inscriptions

image 3: jawi inscriptions on the coin


image 4: reference from SS
Too much on modern error and variety coins recently. So I guess some old Johor Sultanate coins can be pretty interesting.

Shown above, a unique and beautiful Johor tin coin - known as Keton, in hexagonal shape.

Category Coin > Malay Sultanate Coin > Johor
Country Of Origin Johore (Now a state, a part of Malaysia)
Date Unknown
Grade about Extremely Fine
Denomination One Katun
Shape Hexagonal
Weight
Diameter
Thickness -
Composition Tin
Population Unknown
Reference SS30
Mint -
Category Normal Circulation Coinage
Demonetized Yes
Engraver/Designer -
Variety Several die varieties with different writing style, numbers of dot and symbol has been reported
Edge Plain
Obverse In Jawi, "Haza Al Masruf" - This is petty money
Reverse In Jawi, "Dar al Johora" - Of the City of Johor
Edge
Extra Note

1 comments:

whycollect said...

Hi mnfaj,
Nice specimen indeed.
Just hope so there will be good response towards these beautiful pewter coins in the coming MNS auction.
Thanks a lot for sharing, mnfaj :)

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