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?
|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
|KM19.1||S1290a*||One||On both sides I St in leafy wreath (Aa)|
|KM19.1||S1290b||One||on one side I.St|
It appears that this type A Stuiver copper dump coin were struck at Colombo mint.
* 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.