Wreath Series - Eighth Stuiver
Eighth Stuiver copper dump coin struck at Jaffna mint.
|Schloten 1293; Mitchiner #2181; Krause #16|
Obverse : 1/8 St within a thorny wreath revolving
anticlockwise. leaves pointing right on top.
Reverse : Similer
|KM16||S1293a*||R||Eighth||Similar, but 1/8 St (type C)|
|KM16||S1293b||R||Eighth||with large 8|
This coin is listed as Rare in Scholten. The fractional wreath Stuivers are only of this thorny type C.
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
Page 132 Chapter X Dutch - Coins of the Eastern Mints. Plate 126.
* The Coins of the Dutch Overseas Territories- 1601-1948
C. Scholten, 1953, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman.
The coin was scanned at 600dpi and the images are displayed at 500dpi. This coin was obtained in 2000 August as replacement 30% underweight specimen purchased in 1999 December from Rajah Wickremesinhe an Author and collector in Colombo, Lanka.