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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #30 on: March 07, 2019, 02:39:59 PM »
The reverse of the $1 coin featured a rosy periwinkle blossom: Lochnera rosea.

Curiously, the reverse of the coin had a polygonal inner rim, though the obverse did not.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #31 on: March 07, 2019, 03:15:32 PM »
From 1987 onward the $1 coin was issued in brass. This time, both sides of the coin had an inner polygonal rim.

The previous copper-nickel version of the coin was also issued in 1987, but that was the final year of issue for the copper-nickel $1.

Below you see the obverse of the brass $1 coin.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2019, 03:16:23 PM »
Here is the reverse of the $1 brass coin. It retained the same design as before.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2019, 03:27:06 PM »


From 1992 onwards, the obverse design of all the coins was changed slightly. The ribbon on the coat of arms, on which the country's motto appears, now pointed downward, rather than upward. The coins now conformed with the actual coat of arms. Above you seen the obverse of the two versions of the dollar coin.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #34 on: March 07, 2019, 03:28:27 PM »
The amended obverse of the 1 cent coin.

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« Reply #35 on: March 07, 2019, 03:32:07 PM »
The amended obverse of the 5 cents coin.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #36 on: March 07, 2019, 03:34:28 PM »
The amended obverse of the 10 cents coin.

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« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2019, 03:37:37 PM »
The amended obverse of the 20 cents coin.

The amended obverse of the 50 cents coin carried the same design as the amended 10 cents obverse.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #38 on: March 07, 2019, 05:26:49 PM »
From Wikipedia:

On 21 February 2013, the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced a new series of coins in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1 dollar, which went into circulation on 26 June 2013, featuring Singapore's national icons and landmarks. The coins are struck on a multi-ply plated-steel planchet used by the Royal Canadian Mint and come with enhanced features to differentiate them from fakes.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #39 on: March 07, 2019, 05:27:39 PM »






5   cents.   The Esplanade: Theatre on the Bay.
10 cents.   Public Housing, home to more than 80% of Singaporeans.
20 cents.   Changi Airport.
50 cents.   Port of Singapore.
1 dollar.     Merlion: a traditional symbol of Singapore.

Designer: Mr Fabian Lim of Singapore.

See also: Circulation sets depicting buildings.

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #40 on: March 11, 2019, 11:07:01 AM »
Singapore, since 1992, has been including a base metal bimetallic 5 Dollars coin in its circulation set.

It does not appear to have been issued for regular circulation.

It's status is similar to 1 and 2 cents of Finland.

I am not sure if it needs to be counted in circulation coinage?

It carries KM#104.1, 104.2 & 104.3

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #41 on: March 11, 2019, 11:13:12 AM »
I did intend to include the $5 coin at some point. I have the original version, but you have posted a very nice image of the version with a latent image. When was this version first issued?

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #42 on: March 11, 2019, 12:50:49 PM »
1992- 2002 With BCCS logo KM#104.1
1999- 2003 With MAS logo KM#104.2
2002- 2015 With MAS Latent  logo KM#104.3

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Re: Coinage of Singapore
« Reply #43 on: March 11, 2019, 12:54:07 PM »
I see. My version is from 1992. I evidently never noticed the latent image. I must dig it out some time and look.

See also: Latent images on coins.

 
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