Straits Settlements 1862 1/4 cent

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Sincona sale 57, lot 3426
This specimen was lot 3426 in Sincona sale 57 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 375 CHF (about US$446 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, Victoria, 1837-1901. 1/4 Cent 1862. Selten. Vorzüglich. (Straits Settlements, Victoria, 1837-1901, quarter cent of 1862. Rare, Extremely fine.)"
This is a one year type along with half cent and cent. The quarter cent of 1872 used a different bust.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: bronze, this specimen 2.51 g.

Catalog reference: KM 4.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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