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Monday, February 6, 2012

Straits Settlements-1895-Queen Victoria-1 Cent coin-Specs-Illustrated

Illustrated below is the obverse and reverse of the 1895 Queen Victoria 1 Cent coin issue for the Straits Settlements. (For a fuller history of the Straits Settlements see 1874 Queen Victoria 1 Cent coin this blog).
The spcifications for this coin are listed below the illustrations.



1895 4,466,000 were minted


Obverse


Lettering: VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse

Lettering:

STRAITS SETTLEMENTS
1· ONE CENT 1895 ·
Edge Reeded


Features


Country
Straits Settlements

Year 1895
Value 1 Cent (0.01)
Metal Bronze
Weight 9.33 g
Diameter 29 mm
Engraver Leonard Charles Wyon (obverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑


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