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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 GROUP OF TIN ANIMAL CURRENCIES CONSISTS OF :-

SEA SHELL
Length : 38 MM
Breadth : 38 MM
Weight : 36 Grammes
Composition : Tin

STAR FISH
Length : 45 MM
Breadth : -
Weight : 57 Grammes
Composition : Tin

BUFFALO
Length : 48 MM
Breadth : 23 MM
Weight : 35 Grammes
Composition : Tin

CRAB
Length : 33 MM
Breadth : 30 MM
Weight : 37 Grammes
Composition : Tin
TORTOISE
Length : 39 MM
Breadth : 28 MM
Weight : 35 Grammes
Composition : Tin
FISH
Length : 42 MM
Breadth : 27.5 MM
Weight : 37 Grammes
Composition : Tin

THIS PHOTO SHOWS THE OBVERSE AND THE REVERSE ON THE TIN SEA-SHELLS CURRENCY. THE OBVERSE IS THE NORMAL SEA SHELL BUT THE REVERSE HAS CONUTERSTAMPED CHOP MARK OF TIAN- "HEAVEN" AND THE OTHER SHOWS LOONG- "PROSPEROUS"

SEA SHELL (BIGGEST TYPE)
Length : 38 MM
Breadth : 38 MM
Weight : 36 Grammes
Composition : Tin
SEA SHELL (SMALLEST)
Length : 30 MM
Breadth : 27.5 MM
Weight : 18 Grammes
Composition : Tin

 

MALACCA - PORTUGUESE TIN COINS OF 1511-1640

BASTARDO - THE LARGEST TIN COIN ISSUED DURING THAT PERIOD
OBV :
Armillary Sphere with Ecliptic Circle falling from left to right surround by Legend &Quot;Dmpr De Pvs Or Die Mala&Quot; For D(Om) M(Anoel) P(Primero) R(Ei) De Pv(Rtugal) S(Enh) Or D(A) I(Ndia) E Mala(Cca), Translated-(Dom Manoel The First, King Of Portugal And Lord Of India And Malacca) within a bead Circule Round The Outer Edge Of Legend.
REV :
Cross of the order of the knights of christ surrounded by two circules of breads and and the legent "crvx xpi nostre spes unica" translated - (cross of christ our only hope - of salvation)

Diameter :38 MM
Thickness : 5 MM
Weight : 48 Grammes
Composition : Tin


BAZARUCO - THE SMALLEST TIN COIN ISSUES DURING THAT PERIOD
OBV : The Cross Of The Order Of Christ
REV : The Armilitary Sphere
Diameter : 11 MM
Weight : 0.8 Grammes
Composition : Tin

 

 

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