¼ Cent - Victoria


Issuer Straits Settlements (Malaysia)
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1872-1883
Value 1/4 Cent (0.0025)
Currency Dollar (1845-1939)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.33 g
Diameter 18.0 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 34025
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.


Crowned bust facing left

Script: Latin


Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.


Denomination within beaded circle, date lower right

Script: Latin





Kolkata / Calcutta / Murshidabad, India (1757-date)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
W James Watt & Co., Smethwick, United Kingdom (1860-1895)


Mintmark is below bust on obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1872  8% Proof
1872 H 9 240 000 $ 5.28 69%
1872 H 2.0% Proof
1873  20%
1873  0% Proof
1875  0% Proof
1875 W 0% Proof
1883  200 000 10%

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