1950 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Currency Coin, King George VI. VF+/Scarce! (#225).
We have on offer here, the 1950 Straits Settlements 5 Cents Trade Currency Coin, King George VI. VF+/Scarce!
"The term British Malaya loosely describes a set of states on the Malay Peninsula and the island of Singapore that were brought under British control between the 18th and the 20th centuries. British Malaya comprised the Straits Settlements, the Federated Malay States, and the Unfederated Malay States.
Under British rule, Malaya was one of the most profitable territories of the Empire, being the world's largest producer of tin and later rubber."
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 scarce coin! Feels & looks better in your hand! This unique piece can be yours today! Authenticity guaranteed for life! Fairly priced!
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