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1 Keping Sultana

Features

Country British East Indies (Sultana)
Type Token
Year 1219 (1805)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Keping = 1/100 Suku = 1/400 Dollar (1/400)
Composition Copper
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 0.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# Tn2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Arms of British East India Company; around above, ISLAND OF SULTANA; below, 1804

Lettering:
ISLAND OF SULTANA
1804

Reverse

Jawi inscription with the date 1219 below

Lettering:
Satu keping
1219

Translation: One keping

Edge

Plain

Comments

Keping Tokens were issued by by Singapore Merchants for trade & used Alphabets instead of Numerals eg. P=1 when trading in the Islands of Sumatra, Sultana etc.

 This is in addition to British East India Company issued coins which had normal Numerals in Arabic Script  .

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1219 (1805)  p for denomination

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