Proof 50 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1888
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Head of the Queen wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
At centre within a circle of beads, 50; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS FIFTY CENTS 1888
This coin was supplied by the Royal Mint, London to the Melbourne Mint for their display at the Melbourne 1888 Centennial International Exhibition.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
31 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.595 g (Weight)
KM#13 Pridmore 37 but proof
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1955. Coins and Coinages of the Straits Settlements and British Malaya 1786 to 1951.