Straits Settlements 1882-H 10 cents
This specimen was lot 979 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description noted, "STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: Victoria, 1837-1901, AR 10 cents, 1882-H, 15% off-center error strike, NGC graded MS62." The type was struck in 1871-1900 and many dates are common, tho this one is slightly scarce.
Recorded mintage: 430,000, a slightly better date.
Specification: 2.71 g, .800 fine silver, .069 troy oz ASW, 18 mm diameter, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM-11.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.