Straits Settlements 1901 10 cents
This specimen was lot 23634 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2020), where it sold for $110. The catalog description noted, "STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. 10 Cents, 1901. London Mint. Victoria. NGC MS-62. Dull luster with light gray toning." The type was struck in 1871-1901 and many dates are common, including this one.
Recorded mintage: 2,700,000.
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, 1901-2000, 47th 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.