~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
Weight15.13 gms
wreath_1stc_cu-dump_obverse wreath_1stc_cu-dump_reverse
Schloten 1290j; Mitchiner #2177; Krause #19.3

Obverse : I st within a wreath of thorns pointing to right on top (revolving anticlockwise - Schloten Type C)
Reverse : Similer

KM19.3S1290j Onecrude workmanship (resembling type C)
KM19.3S1290k OneI St in thorny wreath on both sides (type C)
KM19.3S1290l Onesimilar I St, larger lettering

It appears that this type C Stuiver copper dump coin were struck at Jaffna mint.

Text from
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
  Page 132 Chapter X Dutch - Coins of the Eastern Mints.
* The Coins of the Dutch Overseas Territories- 1601-1948
  C. Scholten, 1953, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman.

The coin image is from the that used in listing I purchased from February 2000 on ebay. It was probably imaged at about 500dpi and are displayed at about 300dpi.