1 Kyat - Mindon Min

Features

Country Myanmar (Konbaung Dynasty)
King Mindon Min (1853-1878)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1214 (1853)
Calendar Buddhist (Chulasakarat)
Value 1 Kyat (1)
Currency First kyat (1852-1889)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 11.6638 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 10
  • 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.

Obverse

Peacock Left, Full Display

Lettering: တံဆိပ်တော်

Translation: According to Robinson & Shaw 'The coins and banknotes of Burma', p.92-93 the words on the obverse are 'Tazeik taw' or 'Royal stamp'.

Reverse

Denomination Within Wreath.

Lettering:
ရတနာပိုနေပြဥာ်တော်
၁ိသုံးဒဒဂံ်ါး

Translation: the outer reverse legend is 'Yandabon Nepydiaw' or 'Mandalay the Royal residence'. The central inscription is 't'tjat thon dinga' or 'Use coin as 1 kyat' and the date below is 1214 Buddhist era, 1852-53 AD.

Edge

Reeded.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1214 (1853)  49.88 75.32 ၁၂၁၄

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