Saturday, 6 February 2016

Penang Token One Pice Copper


Penang Token 1 Pice Uniface, Copper
Balemark Series - East India Company
Pulau Pinang - Prince of Waves Island
Year : 1786
Size : Diameter 28.5 - 29.0mm
Info:
Penang Island is part of state of Penang, on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It was named Prince of Wales Island when it was occupied by the British East India Company on 12 August 1786 in the late 18th century. These token would identify a unit of goods as belonging to the East India Company, such that they could be successfully recovered and ownership proven after transport from India to Great Britain.




Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Counterfeit of Malaya Japanese occupation $1000

COUNTERFEIT MALAYA JAPANESE OCCUPATION 1000 Dollars Notes
PRINTED YEAR : 1978
NO WATERMARK
COMPARE BETWEEN GENUINE AND COUNTERFEIT (FORGERY) $1000 NOTES
BLOCK LETTER " MU " IS DIFFERENT

COMPARE BETWEEN GENUINE AND COUNTERFEIT (FORGERY) $1000 NOTES
THE LENGTH OF BACK IS 3MM SHORTER THAN GENUINE NOTES

GENUINE " MU "
 
COUNTERFEIT " MU "


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