Summary

Proof 10 Cents, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, 1878
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, 10; around, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS TEN CENTS 1878

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.

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