1897 Bronze Coin One Cent Straits Settlements Malaya Peninsula Queen Victoria
Description: A beautiful extremely fine or better 1897 bronze coin from the Straits Settlements in the Malaya Peninsula in southeastern Asia. This is a one cent coin and has a reeded edge. The coin displays the bust of Queen Victoria of England facing left on the obverse. The obverse also has the legend "VICTORIA QUEEN" along the edge surrounding the queen's bust. The reverse displays the denomination within a beaded circle with the words "Straits Settlements One Cent 1897" surrounding it. This is KM# 16, weighs ~9.1 grams and is ~29 mm. The coin is great looking and is nicely toned. Please carefully review the images provided as they are part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: The coin weighs ~9.1 gm and measures ~29 mm.
References: It is KM #16.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade the coin as extremely fine or better. The coin is nicely toned and has well preserved details with some wear to the high points. It has a few light stains and some soiling, which can be seen in the photos. The coin has some minor surface scratches and bag marks but still has nice eye appeal. It has wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. The coin is problem free and has a few spots on both sides. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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