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1986 - 2013 Singapore's Second Series of Uncirculated Coin Sets

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7 months ago by collectors.sg

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1986 - 2013, Singapore 2nd series of uncirculated coin sets. (27 sets altogether) This is the second series of coins minted by the Singapore Mint. It comprises of 1c - $1 coins (6 coins in total). The coins were housed in different shapes and sizes of folders from 1986 to 1992 (see picture 3). In 1992, the scallop-shaped $5 coin was first introduced. From 1992 onward, there were 7 coins in total from 1c to $5. There was no issue in 1993. From 1994 onward, the coins were housed in a red card holder that resemble the traditional HongBao (Red Packets). Hence, this became known as the HongBao Pack series (see picture 2). From 2004 onward, the 1-cent coin was retired out of circulation. The uncirculated coin set was back to 6 coins from 5c to $5. This series ended in 2013 when the 3rd series of coins was introduced. So from 1986 to 2013 (with no issue in 1993), there are a total of 27 sets in this series. Specifications: The second series of circulation coins in uncirculated sets made its debut in 1986. Modelled after Singapore's image as a "Garden City", various local plants and flowers are featured on the reverse of the coins while the obverse bears a stylised version of the Singapore Arms. Denomination: 1-cent Design: Vanda Miss Joaquim Composition: Copper plated Zinc Weight: 1.24g Diameter: 15.90mm Denomination: 5-cent Design: Fruit Salad Plant Composition: Aluminium Bronze Weight: 1.56g Diameter: 16.75mm Denomination: 10-cent Design: Star Jasmine Composition: Cupro-nickel Weight: 2.60g Diameter: 18.50mm Denomination: 20-cent Design: Powder-Puff Plant Composition: Cupro-nickel Weight: 4.50g Diameter: 21.36mm Denomination: 50-cent Design: Yellow Allamanda Composition: Cupro-nickel Weight: 7.29g Diameter: 24.66mm Denomination: $1 Design: Periwinkle Composition: Aluminium Bronze Weight: 6.30g Diameter: 22.40mm Denomination: $5 Design: Vanda Miss Joaqium Composition: Cupro-nickel & Aluminium Bronze Weight: 6.70g Diameter: 23.30mm Own a piece of Singapore's history now. The entire set (27 sets altogether) is selling for S$888 only negotiable. I may sell individual set if the price is right. Interested buyers, please sms or whatapps me at 8161 6106 (please do not call as I may not be able to respond to you immediately).

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