Sunday, 5 August 2012

penang 1828 Half Pice

OBVERSE:Within a beaded circle,the arms ,supporters,crest and motto of the East India Company.The shield carries the cross of St.George.The supporters are lions rampant each bearing a standard.
REVERCE: Within a beaded circle near the edge, a circular wreath of lily cups which overlap each other and run clockwise.Within the wreath the arabic inscription"Pulau Pinang"(Island of Penang)based on design by Thomas Wyon
COMPOSITION: Copper

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