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1.Typical Characteristics & Chronology of Finding In Malacca
2.Is Malacca or Melaka Today ? Which is Which ?
3.Chronology of Malacca Sultanate
4.Portuguese Currency : 1511 - 1641
5.Dutch Currency : 1641 - 1795 and 1818 - 1825
6.When Islamic Influence Found in Malacca..? Where is Malacca in 600 Years ?
7.When Chinese Influence Found in Malacca.. How It Develop ?
8.Footnote
9. Conclusion

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The History of Melaka Century Currency 15th - 18th

THIS IS THE LARGEST TIN COIN UNDER SULTAN MUZAFFAR SHAH'S COINAGE IN MALACCA DURING THE 15th CENTURY

Diameter : 31MM
OBV : In Arabic "Muzaffar Shah Al sultan" (The Sultan Muzaffar Shah)
REV : Interlaced Arabic inscription "Nasir Al Dunia Wa'l Din" (Helper of the world and of the religion of Islam)
COMPOSITION : Tin

The coin has 2 sets of 3 dots under the Jawi writing of Sultan Muzaffar Shah and it also shows the stump where the breaking point from the "Money Tree" lies.

THIS PHOTO SHOWS THE VARIOUS SIZES OF THE TORTOISES AND CRABS CAST DURING THE COMING OF ADMIRAL CHENG HO TO MALACCA IN THE 15th CENTURY

Jumbo Tortoise (With 1 OR 2 Chinese Characters)
Head to tail length : 111 MM
Weight : 595 grammes
Composition : Tin

Smallest Tortoise (With 1 OR 2 Chinese Characters)
Head to tail length : 42 MM
Weight : 30 grammes
Composition : Tin

Big Crab (With 2 Chinese Characters)
Length : 45 MM
Weight : 59 grammes
Composition : Tin

Small Crab (With 1Chinese Character)
Length: 36MM
Weight: 29 grammes
Composition : Tin

THE ISLAMIC COINAGES CIRCULATED DURING THE 15th CENTURY IN MALACCA. VARIOUS DESIGNS AND PATERNS OF FLOWERS AND KRISES WERE RECORDED.

Cone Shape Coin - (With flower design on the top)
Base Diameter : 38 MM
Weight : 59 grammes
Composition : Tin

Oblong Shape Coin - (With crossed krises in the centre)
Length : 39.5 MM
Breadth : 32.5 MM
Weight : 26 grammes
Composition : Tin

Round Shape Coin - (With Jawi writing)
OBV : "Malik Al Adil"
REV : "Al Sultan Mahmud"
Diameter : 25.5 MM
Weight : 13 grammes
Composition : Tin


 

 

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