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5 cent 1876H Queen Victoria Straits Settlements silver coin – rarest and lowest mintage of the 5 cents family

Below is an interesting piece of slabbed authenticated 5 cents 1876H which was given the grade by PCGS as XF40 and advertised in ebay.com for the buy it now or best offer C$1500: If you look at the earlier mintage table of 5 cents Queen Victoria Straits Settlements, this 5 cents1876H .800 silver coin, milled […]

1903B Incuse B versus Raised B, Straits Settlements King Edward VII Crown size silver coin

In earlier article, we have described the pleasure of collecting big crown size silver coin one of which is the 1903 to 1904 Straits Settlements silver coins. For those unfamiliar, in KN Boon’s catalogue, the proof coin is very rare and expensive -being sold as high as Rm60,000. For the 1903B, there is the INCUSED […]

Die Varieties in King Edward VII Straits Settlements Coins

Earlier article looks at the counterfeits copy of the 1903-1904B Straits Settlements silver coins. Just be careful not to confuse some of the following die variety of the King Edward VII coins(1901-1910) to be a forgery and also to gain more knowledge on the different type of die variety from the normal coin. Denom Year […]

One Dollar Straits Settlements King Edward VII Counterfeits Coins

Some of  us love to collect  crown size coins like the British Trade Dollars, $1 Chinese Dragon coin and the 1 Piastre French Indo China maybe perhaps due to:- Its large size and particularly looks beautiful when they are of XF+ to UNC condition( with very nice good eye appeal). In high grade condition, these […]

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