Straits Settlements 1894 10 cents
This specimen was lot 23632 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $660. The catalog description noted, "STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. 10 Cents, 1894. London Mint. Victoria. NGC MS-64. Pop: 4 with none graded finer by NGC or PCGS. Medium toning with russet highlights." The type was struck in 1871-1901 and many dates are common, including this one.
Recorded mintage: 1,694,000.
Specification: 2.71 g, .800 fine silver, .069 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM-11.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The January 2020 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.