Wreath Series - Six Stuiver
The 6 Stuivers piece, was made from Japanese copper rods . A long flat copper bars struck on each end vary in length from 98 to 127 mm, nor is their weight constant.
|Schloten 1288b; Mitchiner #Unlisted; Krause #21|
Obverse : VI in leafy wreath (type Aa) at both ends
Reverse : St in similar wreath at both ends
|KM21||S1288*||RRR||Six||on both sides to right VI and to left St|
|KM22||S1288b||RRR||Six||VI repeated on obverse, St repeated on reverse|
It appears that this type A Stuiver copper bar coin were struck at Colombo mint. This coin is listed as extremely Rare in Scholten.
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
Page 132 Chapter X Dutch - Coins of the Eastern Mints. Plate 122.
* The Coins of the Dutch Overseas Territories- 1601-1948
C. Scholten, 1953, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman.
This extremely Rare bar is unlikely to be found for this coin collection. The image is from Scholten, scanned and 72dpi and displayedat 100dpi.