Friday, February 13, 2009

1931 ~ 1935 Strait Settlement Notes

Strait Settlement note is considered one of the earliest notes is peninsular Malaya. The Strait Settlement was referred to territories of British East India Company in South-East Asia or British crown colony in earlier 1800 which comprised of Penang, Malacca and Singapore.

The Strait Settlement note were issued in three denomination namely $1, $5 and $10. These notes were designed identically except they were differential by their colors. They were printed by Bradbury Wilkinson & Co., England with various currency commissioner signatures. Noted that there were three different languages i.e. English, Chinese and Jawi to describe The Government of Strait Settlement and its face value.

The front of these notes features the portrait of King George V, Emperor of India and first King of Ireland, on the right and the watermark of tiger head on the left. The back features a Malayan tiger which was one of the common animals found in the Malayan jungle.

$1

$5

$10

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

i have a 1931 Strait Settlement Notes
how much it worth today...and where can i sell it..really wanna sell it as soon as possible

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

I have a 1935 Straits Settlements $1 notes for sales. Interested pls email malcolmooi@yahoo.com.

sekhar a said...

i have 2 one dollar currency and one 10 dollar currency also i have 25 cents note 1940 of Board of commissioner of currency malaya.

i would like to sell these. interested persons can make their offer through e mail.
sekharexok@gmail.com