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Numismatic Book:-The Encyclopaedia of THE COINS OF MALAYSIA SINGAPORE AND BRUNEI 1400-1986

Numismatic book on Malaysian coinage,author is Saran Singh, publication of Malaysia Numismatic Society

Numismatic book on Malaysian coinage,author is Saran Singh, publication of Malaysia Numismatic Society

This numismatic book is aptly called The Encyclopaedia of THE COINS OF MALAYSIA SINGAPORE AND BRUNEI 1400-1986. Written by Saran Singh. A publication of the Malaysia Numismatic Society, Kuala Lumpur.  A must have for all coin collectors of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei,etc

This book is a very thick one with 652 pages encompassing history of the coinage of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. It provides history and the coinage of the various era like the Malacca Sultanate(1400-1511); Portuguese Occupation (1511-1641); Dutch Occupation(1641-1825); British Occupation(1795-1957). Besides, it includes history and coinage of Johore (1527/8-1986);State Of Pahang(1470-1986); State of Trengganu (1725/6-1986) and other States. Other areas/countries are included namely Cocos Keeling Island(1882-1946); State of Sarawak(1840-1986); British North Borneo(1877-1986); coinages from British Trade Dollars(1895-1935), Malaya, Singapore, Brunei and other foreign coins used in the Malay Peninsula and Borneo.

Useful appendix are included like a guide to coin grading, types of edges on coins, a quick guide to coin issues, cleaning coins, preservation of coins, a beginners guide to coin collecting, mint marks and engraver’s initials on Malaysian coins and common numismatic terms used.

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Example of a page in this book

 

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