Straits Settlements 1900 20 cents

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Strait Setts 1900 20 cents rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck in 1871-1901 after the Straits Settlements were made a separate crown colony and is scarce in nice condition despite the large mintage. This date is common for the type.

Recorded mintage: 620,000 plus 300,000 from the Heaton mint (mintmark "H").

Specification: 5.43 g, .800 fine silver, .139 tory oz ASW, 23 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 12.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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