Wreath Series - Half Stuiver
Half Stuiver copper dump coin struck at Jaffna mint.
|Schloten 1291; Mitchiner #2178; Krause #18|
Obverse : 1/2 St within a thorny wreath revolving
Reverse : Similer
|KM18||S1291a*||S||Half||Similar, with j St (Type C)|
|KM18||S1291d||S||Half||large letters 1/2. St|
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 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi. It was obtained in November 1999 from Waruna Jayasinghe, an antiques dealer in Kandy, Lanka.