~1712 - Dutch Ceilon

Wreath Series - One Stuiver

The Single Stuivers are only Wreath series denomination to be found in all three types apparently belonging to issues of three different mints Colombo, Jaffnapatnam and Negapatnam?

DenominationOne Stuiver
Diameter21.0 mm
Thickness mm
Weight Legal14.40 gms
Weight13. gms
wreath_1st_cu-dump_obverse wreath_1st_cu-dump_reverse
Codrington PL123; Schloten 1290a; Mitchiner #2176; Krause #19.1

Obverse : I st within a wreath of leaves pointing to right on top (revolving clockwise - Schloten Type Aa)
Reverse : Similer

KM19.1S1290a* OneOn both sides I St in leafy wreath (Aa)
KM19.1S1290b Oneon one side I.St

It appears that this type A Stuiver copper dump coin were struck at Colombo mint.

Text from
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
  Page 131 Chapter X Dutch - Coins of the Eastern Mints. Plate 123.
* The Coins of the Dutch Overseas Territories- 1601-1948
  C. Scholten, 1953, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman.

The coin was scanned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi. It was purchased in March 2000 from the John Madlon collection of Dutch Ceylon copper dumps.