1975 – 1980 $1 Singapore Stylised Lion

Item: Singapore Stylised Lion
Denomination: S$1
Weight: 18.1 g, 0.538 oz ASW
Diameter: 33.3 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Composition: 0.925 Silver 0.075 Cu

Issue Date Mintage Issue Price
29 Dec 75 3,000 S$25.00
15 Dec 76 10,000 S$30.00
15 Dec 77 10,000 S$30.00
11 Dec 78 10,000 S$30.00
10 Dec 79 8,000 S$40.00
22 Dec 80 15,000 S$40.00

In the Year of 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1984, the Singapore Mint Proof Coin Set included a proof silver coin of the same stylised lion. In other words, The Singapore Mint issued the silver proof version as an individual coin from year 1975 to 1980 (total 6 coins), and as part of a proof mint set from year 1981 to 1984 (total 4 coins).

1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1979 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1979 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1979 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin

1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin

1980

1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1980 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin
1976 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin

1976

1976 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin1976 Singapore Mint Stylised Lion Proof Silver Coin

Cupro-Nickel One Dollar

There is not much of these coins in circulated condition, because it is hoarded whenever people get hold of it. Also due to its weight, its rather heavy to carry around in the pockets. Rather the paper $1 is preferred for daily transaction. Few people were aware that they can change for the $1 at banks, and hence there was a perception that these coins are rare.

Here are the mintage numbers:

Year Mintage
1967 3,000,000
1968 2,194,000
1969 1,871,000
1970 560,000
1971 900,000
1972 458,000
1973 341,000
1974 352,000
1975 430,000
1976 165,000
1977 132,000
1978 37,000
1979 100,000
1980 166,000
1981 1,230,000
1982 1,080,000
1983 101,000
1984 170,000
1985 148,424

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