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5 Dollars Civil Defence

Features

Country Singapore
Period Republic (1967-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1991
Value 5 Dollars (5 SGD)
Currency Dollar (1967-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 20.1 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 86
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Civil Defence

Obverse

Emblem with date underneath and 'Singapore' on four sides in English, Tamil, Chinese, and Malay.

Lettering:
SINGAPURA
சிங்கப்பூர் 新加坡
1991
SINGAPORE

Translation: Singapore

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Reverse

Civil Defence motif

Lettering:
CIVIL DEFENCE
5 DOLLARS

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  55,000 89%
1991  10,000 11% Proof

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