Wreath Series - Quarter Stuiver
Quarter Stuiver copper dump coin struck at Jaffna mint.
|Schloten 1292c; Mitchiner #2180; Krause #17|
Obverse : 1/4 St within a thorny wreath revolving
Reverse : Similer but wreath revolving anticlockwise
|KM17||S1292a*||R||Quarter||Similar, but 1/4 St (type C)|
|KM17||S1292b||R||Quarter||with small letters|
|KM17||S1292c||R||Quarter||with 1/4 St|
|KM17||S1292d||R||Quarter||with 1/X St|
This coin is listed as Rare in Scholten. The coin shown with the leaves on either side of the wreath pointing in opposing directions is not a variety listed 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 400dpi. It was purchased in April 1999 from the John Madlon collection of Dutch Ceylon copper dumps.