1 Cent, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1884
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Head of the Queen, wearing coronet or diadem ornamented with jewels, facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN. The ends of the coronet are connected by a band decorated with a scroll which is partly hidden by the hair. The hair is drawn into a knot behind the head and teied with a bow at the back of the head.
Within a circle of beads, 1; around above, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS; around below, ONE CENT 1884
This denomination was struck in copper from 1872 until 1901 with the exception of this issue, the only one struck at the Royal Mint, London
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
29 mm (Outside Diameter), 8.942 g (Weight)
KM#9 Pridmore 155
[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.