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Currency Act
Currency Notes and Coins (Consolidation) Notification
N 6
G.N. No. S 164/2004
REVISED EDITION 1996
(15th May 1996)
The denominations and characteristics of the currency notes and coins issued by the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, are as shown in the Schedule.
THE SCHEDULE
Description Of The $250 Gold Coin, $10 Silver Piedfort Coin And $10 Cupro-nickel Coin Issued On 3rd January 1995
DESCRIPTION OF THE $250 GOLD COIN, $10 SILVER PIEDFORT COIN AND $10 CUPRO-NICKEL COIN
Denomination.
Metal.
Standard Weight.
Standard Diameter.
Standard Thickness.
Shape.
Edge.
Design of Obverse.
Design of Reverse.
250 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
31.103 g ± 0.05 g
32.12 mm ± 0.15 mm
2.50 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled and bearing the words “BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY, SINGAPORE”
The Singapore Arms in the centre with the year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin. The position of the mintmark is at 5 o’clock for the $10 silver and $250 gold coins.
A stylised version of a boar design is in the centre. The coin design is based on the paper-cut style. The two Chinese characters signifying the “Year of the Boar” are above the boar design and the denomination of the coin in figures is below the design. The troy weight and fineness of the coin are at the lower circumference of the coin.
10 Dollars
999 Fine Silver
62.206 g ± 0.20 g
40.70 mm ± 0.15 mm
5.80 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
 
 
 
10 Dollars
75% Copper 25% Nickel
28.0 g ± 0.40 g
40.70 mm ± 0.15 mm
3.05 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
 
 
 
[S 456/94.]
Obverse Design of the Coin
 
$250 Coin
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OBVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
$10 Coin
 
$10 Coin
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REVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
$100 CURRENCY NOTE ISSUED ON 18TH MAY 1995
Denomination.
Size.
Design.
Predominant and Secondary Colours.
Front.
Back.
Front.
Back.
$100
Length: 165mm
Width: 78mm
A “passenger liner” which called at Singapore in the 1950s and 1960s is on the left-hand side of the note. The word “SINGAPORE” is across the centre portion of the top. The Singapore Arms is positioned on the upper left-hand corner while the denomination “$100” is on the upper right-hand and bottom left-hand corners. On the bottom right-hand corner is a “fish”, the Slender shad or Ilisha elongata. The signature and seal of Dr Richard Hu Tsu Tau, Minister for Finance and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, appear to the right of centre and are between the words “This note is legal tender” and “ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS”. One set of serial number is on the lower half of the left-hand side while another set is on the upper half of the right-hand side.
A bird’s-eye view of “Singapore Changi Airport” appears on the right-hand side. Four stylised blossoms of the national flower “Vanda Miss Joaquim” surround a geometrical pattern to the left of centre. The word “SINGAPORE” is at the base of the pattern. The denomination “$100” appears on the left-hand and lower right-hand corners. The “fish” shown on the front is also depicted at the bottom left corner and is in perfect registration with that on the front.
Predominant Colour: Brown
Secondary Colours: Deep Red and Orange
Predominant Colour: Brown
Secondary Colour: Nil
[S 216/95.]
The note has one continuous metallic security thread running vertically to the left of centre. The metallic security thread winds in and out on the front of the note. A watermark of a lion’s head (full face) is incorporated on the right side of the front of the Note. The watermark is not overprinted on both the front and back.
$100 NOTE — ‘SHIP’ SERIES
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FRONT
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BACK
DESCRIPTION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF SINGAPORE $5 COMMEMORATIVE COINS ISSUED ON 9TH AUGUST 1995
DESCRIPTION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF SINGAPORE $5 COMMEMORATIVE COINS
Denomination of Coin.
Metal.
Standard Weight.
Standard Diameter.
Standard Thickness.
Shape.
Edge.
Design of Obverse.
Design of Reverse.
5 Dollars
75% Copper 25% Nickel
20.00 g ± 0.40 g
38.70 mm ± 0.125 mm
2.45mm ± 0.152 mm
Round
Milled and bearing the words “BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY, SINGAPORE” and lion symbol.
The Singapore Arms in the centre with year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin.
A globe of the world within the outline map of Singapore. The denomination “$5” is above the map and the words “SERVICING THE WORLD” are below it. The inscription “THIRTY YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE” and year “1965-1995” are around the circumference of the coin.
5 Dollars
92.5% Silver 7.5% Copper
20.00 g ± 0.20 g
38.70 mm ± 0.15 mm
2.45 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
 
The Singapore Arms in the centre with year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin. The position of the mintmark is at 5 o’clock.
 
[S 312/95.]
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OBVERSE DESIGN
REVERSE DESIGN
DESCRIPTION OF THE SINGAPORE LION GOLD BULLION COINS ISSUED ON 15TH AUGUST 1995
DESCRIPTION OF SINGAPORE LION GOLD BULLION COINS
Denomination.
Metal.
Standard Weight and Gold Content.
Standard Diameter.
Standard Thickness.
Shape.
Edge.
Design of Obverse.
Design of Reverse.
100 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
31.1035 g + 0.05 g (1 troy oz of fine gold)
32.12 mm ± 0.15 mm
2.50 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled
The Singapore Arms in the centre with the year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin.
Stylised version of a lion’s head with the denomination of the coin below it and a privy mark of a boar design to the left of the denomination. The troy weight and fineness of the coin appear on the right side of the coin. The special privy mark with the latent image is found only on the proof 1 oz coin.
50 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
15.552 g + 0.05 g (½ troy oz of fine gold)
27.00 mm ± 0.15 mm
2.00 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled
 
 
25 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
7.776 g + 0.05 g (¼ troy oz of fine gold)
21.96 mm ± 0.125 mm
1.55 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled
 
 
10 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
3.110 g + 0.05 g (1/10 troy oz of fine gold)
17.95 mm ± 0.125 mm
1.10 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled
 
 
5 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
1.550 g + 0.02 g (1/20 troy oz of fine gold)
13.92 mm ± 0.125 mm
0.90 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled
 
 
[S 340/95.]
Obverse Design of the Coin
 
$100 Coin
 
$50 Coin
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OBVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
$25 Coin
 
$10 Coin
 
$5 Coin
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REVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
 
REVERSE DESIGN
DESCRIPTION OF THE 1995 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMEMORATIVE COINS ISSUED ON 24TH OCTOBER 1995
DESCRIPTION OF THE 1995 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS COMMEMORATIVE COINS
Denomination.
Metal.
Standard Weight.
Standard Diameter.
Standard Thickness.
Shape.
Edge.
Design of Obverse.
Design of Reverse.
50 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
31.1035g + 0.05g
32.12mm ± 0.15mm
2.50mm ± 0.20mm
Round
Milled and bearing the words “BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY, SINGAPORE” and lion symbol.
The Singapore Arms in the centre with the year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin. The position of the mintmark is at 5 o’clock of the coin.
A series of criss-crossing dancing ribbons forming a complete chain surrounding the United Nations (UN) logo. It conveys the spirit of harmony, peace and prosperity. The dancing ribbons also depict the joy of the member nations on this Golden Jubilee of the UN. The placement of the UN logo in the centre of the design signifies the central role of the UN in harmonising the co-operation of nations in solving economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems.
5 Dollars
92.5 % Silver 7.5% Copper
20.00g ± 0.20g
38.70mm ± 0.15mm
2.45mm ± 0.20mm
Round
 
 
 
5 Dollars
Outer Ring-Copper 75% Nickel 25%Core-Copper 92% Aluminium 6% Nickel 2%
6.70g ± 0.17g
23.30mm ± 0.125mm
2.30mm ± 0.152mm
Scallop
Plain
The Singapore Arms in the centre with the year-date “1995” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin.
 
[S 458/95.]
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Common Obverse Design for $50 Gold Proof Coin
and $5 Silver Proof Coin
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Reverse Design of
$50 Gold Proof Coin
Reverse Design of
$5 Silver Proof Coin
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Obverse Design of
$5 Bi-metallic Coin
Reverse Design of
$5 Bi-metallic Coin
DESCRIPTION OF THE $250 GOLD COIN, $10 SILVER PIEDFORT COIN AND $10 CUPRO-NICKEL PROOF-LIKE COIN ISSUED ON 8TH JANUARY 1996
DESCRIPTION OF THE $250 GOLD COIN, $10 SILVER PIEDFORT COIN AND $10 CUPRO-NICKEL PROOF-LIKE COIN
Denomination.
Metal.
Standard Weight.
Standard Diameter.
Standard Thickness.
Shape.
Edge.
Design of Obverse.
Design of Reverse.
250 Dollars
999.9 Fine Gold
31.103 g + 0.05g
32.12 mm ± 0.15 mm
2.50 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
Milled and bearing the words “BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY, SINGAPORE” and the lion symbol.
The Singapore Arms in the centre with the year-date “1996” below it and the word “SINGAPORE” in the 4 official languages around the circumference of the coin. The position of the mintmark is at 5 o’clock for the $10 silver and $250 gold coins.
A stylised version of a rat design is in the centre. The coin design is based on the paper-cut style. The two Chinese characters signifying the “Year of the Rat” are on the left of, and the denomination of the coin in figures is below, the rat design. The troy weight and fineness of the coin are at the lower circumference of the $10 silver and $250 gold coins.
10 Dollars
999 Fine Silver
62.206 g ± 0.20 g
40.70mm ± 0.15 mm
5.80 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
 
 
 
10 Dollars
75% Copper 25% Nickel
28.0 g ± 0.40 g
40.70 mm ± 0.15 mm
3.05 mm ± 0.20 mm
Round
 
 
 
[S 543/95]
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Common Obverse Design of $250 Gold and
$10 Silver Coins
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Reverse Design of
$250 Gold Coin
Reverse Design of
$10 Silver Coin
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Obverse Design of
$10 Cupro-nickel Coin
Reverse Design of
$10 Cupro-nickel Coin

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Currency Notes and Coins (Consolidation) Notification
(CHAPTER 69, N 6)
This Legislative History is provided for the convenience of users of the Currency Notes and Coins (Consolidation) Notification. It is not part of this Notification.
1.  
1994 Revised Edition—Currency Notes and Coins (Consolidation) Notification
Date of operation
:
15 May 1996