1908 Straits Settlements $1 Trade Silver Dollar, King Edward VII. VF/Rare Scarce! (#194)
We have on offer here, the 1908 Straits Settlements $1 Trade Silver, King Edward VII. VF+/Rare Scarce!
"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."
Reverse: Artistic Design within Circle, Chinese & Arabic Inscriptions, & Surrounding Denomination, Year, Place
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!
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