1904 - 1910 - Ceylon

Edward VII - One Cent

A definitive decimal currency One cent copper coin.

SPECIFICATIONS
DenominationOne cents
AlloyCopper
Diameter22.5 mm
Thickness mm
Weight4.72 gms
ShapeRound
EdgePlain
DieAxis
Edward~VII_01c_obverse Edward~VII_01c_reverse
KM #102

Obverse : Crowned bust of Edward to right in relief in the center of the legend EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR, along periphery. Engraver initials DES in relief below.

Reverse : A Talipot palm in the center with Left Sinhala satheyer; Right Tamil Satam. CEYLON . ONE . CENTS and year below along periphery.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
204 1904 Cu 2,528,750 Calcutta 204A
205 1905 Cu 1,508,720 Calcutta 205A
206 1906 Cu 1,751,080 Calcutta 206A
207 1908 Cu unknown Calcutta 207A
208 1909 Cu 2,500,000 Calcutta 208A
209 1910 Cu 8,236,000 Calcutta 209A

The figures above from Pridmore(1961). Robert Harris(1970) with reference to Annual Report of Royal Mint gives different mint Figures for 1904 1,021,500 ; 1905 1,507,250 1906 1,508,770 ; 1908 1,751,080 ; 1909 2,000,000 ; 1910 2,500,000 .

The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 250dpi.