Straits Settlements 1920 cent

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Goldberg sale 85, lot 4333
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 4333 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it sold for $88. The catalog description[1] noted, "Straits Settlements. Cent, 1920. George V. NGC graded MS-64 Red & Brown." This type was struck for the Straits Settlements (now Malaysia and Singapore) 1919-20 and 1926 and is not rare. It and the 1918 two annas of India are among the first non-round coins issued by Western mints.

Recorded mintage: 55,000,000.

Specification: 5.8 g, bronze, 21 mm diameter, plain edge.

Catalog reference: KM-32.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.

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