1901 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Silver, Queen Victoria. VF/Scarce Rare! (#221). - Emporium Antiquities
1901 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Silver, Queen Victoria. VF/Scarce Rare! (#221). - Emporium Antiquities

1901 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Silver, Queen Victoria. VF/Scarce Rare! (#221).

$19.00

We have on offer here, the 1901 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Silver, Queen Victoria. VF/Scarce Rare!

"The Straits Settlements (Malay: Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت; Chinese: 叻嶼呷/海峽殖民地) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia. Originally established in 1826 as part of the territories controlled by the British East India Company, the Straits Settlements came under direct British control as a Crown colony on 1 April 1867. The colony was dissolved in 1946 as part of the British reorganisation of its Southeast Asian dependencies following the end of the Second World War."

About Straits Settlements:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straits_Settlements

Specifications:

  • Year: 1901
  • Denomination: 5 Cents.
  • Size: 15 mm
  • Weight: 1.3600 grams
  • Alloy: Silver (0.0350 oz. ASW)
  • Vintage > 115+ years aged! 
  • Ruler: Queen Victoria
  • Obverse: Crowned Bust of Queen Facing Left
  • Reverse: Value within beaded circle, inscriptions of type year.

Across the century, many Straits silver coins were melted, lost, or destroyed for its bullion, especially for war efforts use during the Pacific Far East WWII periods. Today, these famous and heavily sought straits coins, have very limited quantities left available in the hands of collectors and their circulation circles.

Circulated with used marks, this is still very beautiful and rare silver coin!
Feels & looks better in your hand! This unique piece can be yours today!
Authenticity guaranteed for life! Fairly priced!

Please feel free to email any questions - emporium.antiquities@gmail.com


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