Straits Settlements 1927 10 cents

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This ten cent piece is the final date of a type issued for the Straits Settlements during 1916-27. This type was originally .600 fine (KM 29, 1916-17), then .400 fine (KM 29a, 1918-20) then back to .600 fine (1925-27). This date is common in all grades. The Straits Settlements began as a miscellaneous group of trading stations in Southeast Asia and gradually developed into what is now Malaya.

Recorded mintage: 23,000,000.

Specification: 2.71 g, .600 silver, .052 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 29b.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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