Singapore 1974 5 cents
This specimen was issued by Singapore in 1967-85. Singapore, today an independent city-state, was until 1948 part of the British colony of the Straits Settlements. It left the Federation of Malaysia in 1965 and commenced coinage in 1967.
Recorded mintage: 10,868,000 plus 1,500 proofs.
Specification: copper-nickel, 16.25 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 2.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.