In this article you can find information about 1962 1 cent keris Malaya & British Borneo Queen Elizabeth II coin value/price as a reference. The 1 cent coin issued by Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya and British Borneo during Queen Elizabeth II were released starting from 1956. In 1962, new 1 cent coins in Bronze bearing two keris (Malay dagger) on the obverse were introduced.
In 1961, Malaya is having a coin shortage because of the opening of rural area by Federation of Malaya and opening of several bank branches in the country. People in the rural area are using more small denomination coins.The government have ordered a new 1 cent coins from the The Royal Mint to solved the problem.
On 13 December 1962, Tan Siew Sin, Malaya Finance Minister announced that the new circular 1 cent coin will be issued on Monday (17 December 1962) and the old one cent coin will continue to be legal tender.
1962 1 cent Malaya & British Borneo Queen Elizabeth II
Obverse Description: Two crossed Malayan Keris
Reverse Description: At centre, 1 CENT; around, MALAYA AND BRITISH BORNEO 1962
Denomination: 1 Cent
Issued By: Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya and British Borneo
Ruler: Queen Elizabeth II
Mint: Royal Mint, London.
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.90 g (Weight)
Coin edge: Plain
Malaya & British Borneo Queen Elizabeth II 1 cent keris price:
Malaya & British Borneo Queen Elizabeth II coins Price:
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- 20 cents Malaya & British Borneo coin
- 10 cents Malaya & British Borneo coin
- 5 cents Malaya & British Borneo coin
- 1 cent Keris Malaya & British Borneo coin
- 1 cent Malaya & British Borneo coin
1. Circular one-cent coins from Monday, The Straits Times, 13 December 1962.