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Malaysia Malaya 1/2 and 1 Cent  1939 to 1941
Malaysia Malaya 1/2 and 1 Cent 1939 to 1941

You don't see many square coins, but here's one example. The half cent and one cent from Malaya, located at the southern tip of the Malaysian penninsula. Malaya became independent in 1957.

These coins are worth very little, less than 1 US dollar in circulated condition. Collectors will pay up to $10 for a bright, uncirculated specimen. After all, that square shape makes the coin extra interesting, and collectors like interesting stuff!

Coin: 4207 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: bruce cooper, Sat, 22-May-2010 00:21:15 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 09-Jul-2014 13:07:47 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sat, 25-Jun-2016 22:52:03 GMT
Requester description: 1941 square in shape,one side:george v1 king emperor circling the kings head. other side commisioners of currency malaya, 1cent in the middle
Tags: malaysia malaya 1 2 cent malaysian malay peny cents pennys pennies penny square one george v king emperor circling circle kings head commisioners commissioner currency squarish boxed squared boxes squares box ones georgius georgvs georgeivs georgious giorgi geroges geogius georg geogivs georgian geor georgivis georgium georgvis georgevs georgivs emp imperator empereur empress emperer imperatore emperuer emporer emperur emperio emperado emperador empreradur emperator imperat circled encircle circlet ring circles loops circal encircled circuit ringed circumscibed incircled circel circumference encircles encircling rings loop circular circumscribed commissioners

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