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1987 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set

1987 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set
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Image by alantankenghoe
This coin set was issued by the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore.
All denominations shown here are composed of 92.5% Silver and 7.5% Copper.
The are only 15,000 authorised mintage pieces of this set with an issue price of S.

Only two series of Singapore coins have been issued so far. The first series, issued in 1967, feature living creatures on the reverse, namely, seahorse, swordfish and stylised lion. The exception was the one-cent coin which featured a high-rise building and a fountain. The second series (shown here) was issued in 1985 and feature either flowers or plants on the reverse. Singapore’s national flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, can be seen on the 1 cent coin.

Source: Singapore Coin and Notes Musuem

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2 Responses to 1987 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set

  1. play talk learn says:

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  2. alantankenghoe says:

    You’re welcome. I’m glad you find it useful.

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