Proof 50 Cents, Issued by Malaysia: Malaya and British Borneo, 1954
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT, incuse on the bust truncation

Reverse Description

At centre within a bead circle, 50 / CENTS; around, MALAYA AND BRITISH BORNEO 1954

Edge Description

Security edge


This is a Proof of Record example of the first issue in the name of Elizabeth II for Malaya and British North Borneo, in 1953 the 5 and 10 cents denominations were issued and in 1954 the 20 and new 50 cents pieces. This coin was supplied to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint from London.

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