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Monday, February 6, 2012

Straits Settlements-1891-Queen Victoria-1 Cent coin-Specs-Illustrated

Illustrated below are the obverse and reverse of the 1891 Queen Victoria 1 Cent coin issued for the Straits Settlements. (See 1874 Queen Victoria Straits Settlements 1 Cent coin this blog for fuller coin history).The specifications for the coin are listed below the illustrations. This coin differs in some minor respects from the 1874 issue, slightly bigger with a reeded edge.



1891-6,004,000 1 cent coins were minted.
Obverse

Lettering: VICTORIA QUEEN



Reverse

Lettering:
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
1-ONE CENT 1891 ·
Edge Reeded

Features




Country

Straits Settlements



Year

1901

Value

1 Cent (0.01)
MetalmBronze
Weightm9.33 g
Diameterm29 mm
Engraver Leonard Charles Wyon (obverse)
ShapemRound
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑






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