2007 Singapore Identity Plan – Rustic Coast

Item: 2007 Singapore Identity Plan – Rustic Coast
Denomination: S$1
Weight: 17.30 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.5562 oz ASW
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Finish: Proof
Date Issue: 30-April-2007
Issue Price: S$48.00 (per coin)

Item Mintage KM#
Changi Village 976 259a
Pasir Ris Park 936 260a
Pulau Ubin 2,327 261a
Punggol Point & Coney Island 2,289 262a

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(images from MAS)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a series of coins from 2004 to 2008 to commemorate the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Identity Plan. The first series is launched in conjunction with URA’s Old World Charm Heritage Trail. URA’s Identity Plan aims to preserve the unique “essence” of places that are close to Singaporeans’ hearts by recognising, retaining and enhancing them. These areas are grouped into various clusters. MAS issued a set of coins featuring one of the clusters from 2004 to 2008:
2004 – Old World Charm
2005 – Urban Villages
2006 – Rustic Coast
2007 – Southern Ridges & Hillside Villages
2008 – Northern Wetlands & Central Catchments

The coin designs are based on the four areas in the Rustic Coast cluster – Changi Village, Pasir Ris Park, Pulau Ubin and Punggol Point & Coney Island.

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2006 IMF – World Bank Commemorative Coins KM#194

Item: 2006 Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the IMF and World Bank Group.
Denomination: S$5
Weight: 20.0000 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.64238 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 5,450 (inclusive of 2006 of 2-in-1 sets)
Date Issue: 5-Sept-2006
Issue Price: S$65.00 (single), S$108.00 (2-in-1 set)

MAS Press Release:

Singapore, 18 August 2006…The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today launched a set of coins to commemorate Singapore’s hosting of the 2006 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WB).

Singapore 2006 represents the most comprehensive gathering of global financial representatives and is the largest financial sector event to be held in Singapore. The event is expected to draw about 16,000 visitors including political leaders, key decision makers from the financial world and the international media. The hosting of this prestigious event will position Singapore as a global city with a world of opportunities and showcase its many offerings and exciting activities. The 2006 meetings will further profile Singapore as an international financial centre.

Singapore 2006 is an important occasion not just for Singapore, but also for Asia, to demonstrate the significant developments and structural reforms that have taken place in the region since the Asian Financial Crisis. In conjunction with the IMF/WB Annual Meetings, there will be a series of high-profile seminars with a strong focus on Asia and ASEAN covering a wide range of development, financial and economic issues.

Delegates and visitors can also look forward to the inaugural Singapore Biennale, a global showcase of contemporary culture and visual arts infused with the rich and diverse cultural elements of Singapore and Asia.

The coin design features Singapore’s skyline, which represents the unique accomplishments of Singapore. An icon of our thriving financial and business hub, the skyline also reflects the vibrancy of the local arts and cultural scenes with the Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay in the foreground.

The map of the world, with the lion symbol pointing to the location of Singapore, conveys the message that Singapore is well connected to the rest of the world, a place where people and activities converge, offering endless possibilities and diverse opportunities.

The stylised bud at the left of the coin is the logo for Singapore 2006, symbolising the life force of Singapore and the country’s potential for growth in the global economy.

The coin was jointly designed by Dr Elsie Yu and Fabian Lim (Berwin Creation).

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2006 Year of The Dog KM#252

Item: Year of The Dog (Serial 3)
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 62.2060 g, 0.9999 Silver 1.9997 oz ASW
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Thickness: 5.80 mm
Finish: Proof Piedfort
Mintage: 17,335
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2005
Issue Price: S$99.90

Denomination: S$2 (KM#250a)
Weight: 20.000 g, 0.9999 Silver 0.6429 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 4,500
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2005
Issue Price: S$50.00

Denomination: S$25 (KM#253)
Weight: 155.5200 g, 0.9999 Silver 4.9994 oz ASW
Diameter: 65.00 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 250
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2005
Issue Price: S$388.00

The coins are part of the third series of Chinese Almanac Coins designed by Mr Xu Yunfei of Shanghai Mint. Inspired by Chinese calligraphy, the animal is symbolised by the Chinese character of the “Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches”.

The 2006 $10 Silver Piedfort Proof Coin features the dog in full colour with a colourful peony flower. The peony is a traditional Chinese symbol of blessings and festive cheer. A unique 8-sided floral-shaped ingot is included for selected premium sets. The ingot features a painting of a pair of Pomeranian dogs by renowned local artist Mr Choo Keng Kwang.

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2005 Singapore Identity Plan – Urban Villages

Item: 2005 Singapore Identity Plan – Urban Villages
Denomination: S$1
Weight: 17.30 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.5562 oz ASW
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Finish: Proof
Date Issue: 27-Dec-2005
Issue Price: S$39.00 (per coin)

Item Mintage KM#
Anak Bukit 2,450 244a
Coronation 790 245a
Jalan Leban & Casuarina 790 246a
Springleaf 2,450 247a
Thomson Village 800 248a

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(images from MAS)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a series of coins from 2004 to 2008 to commemorate the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Identity Plan. The first series is launched in conjunction with URA’s Old World Charm Heritage Trail. URA’s Identity Plan aims to preserve the unique “essence” of places that are close to Singaporeans’ hearts by recognising, retaining and enhancing them. These areas are grouped into various clusters. MAS issued a set of coins featuring one of the clusters from 2004 to 2008:
2004 – Old World Charm
2005 – Urban Villages
2006 – Rustic Coast
2007 – Southern Ridges & Hillside Villages
2008 – Northern Wetlands & Central Catchments

The five coin designs are based on the five areas in the Urban Villages cluster – Anak Bukit, Coronation, Jalan Leban & Casuarina Road, Springleaf and Thomson Village. These areas have evolved into village centres that are popular focal points for dining, shopping and entertainment with the local community. The obverse of the coins bear the Singapore Arms with the year 2005.

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2005 Singapore 40th Years of Independence KM#242a

Item: Singapore 40 Years of Independence
Denomination: S$2
Weight: 20.000 g, 0.9999 Silver 0.6429 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 4,204
Date Issue: 15-Jul-2005
Issue Price: S$55.00

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The commemorative coin celebrates our nation-building, the indomitable spirit of our citizens to strive for success despite tough challenges, and our unity as a multi-racial society. The coin design features the official National Day Parade (NDP) 2005 logo representing a nation’s aspirations and confidence as Singaporeans shape their future together. This is the first time that the NDP logo is featured on a Singapore commemorative coin.

The four major races, Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian, are represented by four stylized dancers in their traditional costumes, performing together in graceful harmony. In the background is City Hall, the venue for the 2005 National Day Parade. A burst of fireworks above the landmark completes the celebratory mood. The phrase “40 Years of Independence” aptly records this important milestone.


2005 Singapore 40th Years of Independence – Gold Cameo – Silver Proof Coin

Denomination: S$10 – Gold Cameo Silver Proof version (KM#243)
Weight: 2.30 g of 0.9999 Gold, 31.103 g of 0.9999 Silver
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 756
Date Issue: 15-Jul-2005
Issue Price: S$250.00

Photos are courtesy of Kash.
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2005 Singapore National Day Proof Silver Coin Bullion
(images from MAS)


2005 Singapore 40th Years of Independence – 3 in 1 Premium Set
Mintage: 300
Issue Price: S$399.00
2005 Singapore 40th Years of Independence

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2005 National University of Singapore Centennial KM#240a

Item: National University of Singapore Centennial
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 20.0000 g, 0.9999 Silver 0.6429 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 5,293
Date Issue: 2-Jul-2005
Issue Price: S$68.00

From MAS:

Singapore, 2 July 2005…Senior Minister and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Goh Chok Tong today launched the National University of Singapore (NUS) Centennial Commemorative Coins at the NUS Centennial Celebration dinner. NUS started as a small medical college in 1905. Today, it is internationally acknowledged as a global university with affiliations to the leading institutions around the world. Besides the Centennial coins to commemorate the institution’s 100 years, NUS will be organising a series of activities to showcase its global excellence, academic distinction, cultural vibrancy and rich heritage.

The coin design was based on the winning entry by Mr Wong Chung Hau and Ms Aw-Yeong Yan Yan in a coin design competition organised by NUS for its students, alumni members and staff. The design includes the following elements:

  • Single human figure depicts the aspirations of NUS in striving towards global excellence. It reflects the NUS community’s focus on people and depicts NUS as one body. The figure reaches towards the star in the NUS Centenniel logo, signifying NUS’ quest for global excellence as well as a personal drive for life-long learning.
  • The stylized globe signifies NUS as a global knowledge enterprise that transcends boundaries of space and time. The text on the circumference anchors the human figure, suggesting that NUS equips graduates to thrive in a fast-changing global economy.

Photos are courtesy of Kash:
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2005 Year of The Rooster KM#236

Item: Year of The Rooster (Serial 3)
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 62.2060 g, 0.9999 Silver 1.9997 oz ASW
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Thickness: 5.80 mm
Finish: Proof Piedfort
Mintage: 21,836
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2004
Issue Price: S$99.90

Denomination: S$2 (KM#224a)
Weight: 20.000 g, 0.9999 Silver 0.6429 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 4,879
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2004
Issue Price: S$50.00

Denomination: S$25 (KM#237)
Weight: 155.5200 g, 0.9999 Silver 4.9994 oz ASW
Diameter: 65.00 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 245
Date Issue: 29-Dec-2004
Issue Price: S$368.00

2005 Singapore Mint Lunar Year of The Rooster Proof Silver Coin
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The Year of the Rooster coin is the first in the new third series of Chinese Almanac Coins. This third series was designed by Mr Xu Yunfei of Shanghai Mint. Inspired by Chinese calligraphy, the Rooster is symbolised by the Chinese character of the “Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branches” to enhance the characteristics of the Rooster and the oriental cultural flavour. The coins are produced by The Singapore Mint.

The first series of almanac coins, issued in 1981, features a realistic representation of the 12 animals. The second series, issued in 1993, depicts the animals in traditional Chinese paper-cut design. The second series of almanac coins was completed last year with the Year of the Monkey coin.

Also for the first time, an 8-sided floral-shaped ingot is included for selected premium sets. The ingot features a rooster and its family in a serene setting, from a masterpiece by renowned local artist Mr Choo Keng Kwang

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2004 Singapore Identity Plan Silver Coins – Old World Charm

Item: Singapore Identity Plan – Old World Charm
Denomination: S$1
Weight: 8.56 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.2752 oz ASW
Diameter: 24.66 mm
Finish: Proof
Date Issue: 3-Dec-2004
Issue Price: S$32.00 (per coin)

Item Mintage KM#
Balestier 2,009 184a
Jalan Besar 2,844 190a
Joo Chiat 2,863 191a
Tanjong Katong 2,263 192a

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(images from The Singapore Mint)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a series of coins from 2004 to 2008 to commemorate the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Identity Plan. The first series is launched in conjunction with URA’s Old World Charm Heritage Trail. URA’s Identity Plan aims to preserve the unique “essence” of places that are close to Singaporeans’ hearts by recognising, retaining and enhancing them. These areas are grouped into various clusters. MAS issued a set of coins featuring one of the clusters from 2004 to 2008:
2004 – Old World Charm
2005 – Urban Villages
2006 – Rustic Coast
2007 – Southern Ridges & Hillside Villages
2008 – Northern Wetlands & Central Catchments

The four areas in the Old World Charm cluster are Balestier, Jalan Besar, Joo Chiat and Tanjong Katong. These areas were identified because of their distinctive qualities and charm. The four areas exude the old world charm of Singapore’s yesteryears, with rich architectural heritage, thriving street life and unique streetscapes.

The launch of the 2004 Singapore Identity Plan Coins marked the first time that coloured coins are issued in Singapore. The coins come in an attractive packaging. The Old World Charm series was issued on 3 December 2004 to coincide with the URA’s Exhibition “Shaping Singapore: Achievements (1974-2004) and Aspirations (2004-2034)”.

The four designs of coins are based on the four areas in the Old World Charm cluster – Balestier, Jalan Besar, Joo Chiat and Tanjong Katong.

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2004 China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park 10th Anniversary KM#189a

Item: China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park 10th Anniversary Silver Proof
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 20.000 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.6429 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 3,197
Date Issue: 10-Jun-2004
Issue Price: S$68.00

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Item: China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park 10th Anniversary Cupro Nickel
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 20.000 g, Cupro Nickel
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Thickness: 3.05 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 3,511
Date Issue: 10-Jun-2004
Issue Price: S$24.00
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The 2004 China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park 10th Anniversary Commemorative coin will be launched by Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the Ambassador of China, His Excellency Zhang Yun at a gala dinner tonight, hosted by the Singapore Suzhou Club at The Ritz-Carlton, Millennia Singapore.

The China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park (CS-SIP) project, the most significant bilateral collaboration between Singapore and China, celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year.  With the strong support from both governments, CS-SIP has made significant progress over the years.  Although it accounts for only 3% and 4% of Suzhou’s land and population respectively, CS-SIP makes up 20% of Suzhou’s foreign direct investment and total import/export, and 15% of Suzhou’s GDP and financial revenue.

Today, CS-SIP is home to more than 50 of the Fortune 500 companies and the average investment of US$31 million per project is the highest in China.

The coin features the “Harmony” sculpture at the CS-SIP that was jointly unveiled by Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew and China’s Vice-Premier Li Lanqing in 2001 to symbolise the close bilateral relations. The “Harmony” sculpture, by sculptor Sun Yu Li, resembles the figure “8”, symbolising “prosperity” and “abundance” for CS-SIP and its tenants. The words “CHINA-SINGAPORE SUZHOU INDUSTRIAL PARK” in English and Chinese, above and below the sculpture signify the central theme of the coin.  The “$10″ denomination to the left of the sculpture and the words “10th Anniversary” in English and Chinese to the right provide the overall balance to the design.


Suzhou Grand Set – photos courtesy of Kash
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Suzhou Proof Set – photos courtesy of Kash
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Suzhou 2-in-1 Proof Set – photos courtesy of Kash
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2004 Year of The Monkey KM#187a

Item: Year of The Monkey (Serial 2)
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 62.2070 g, 0.9990 Silver 1.9979 oz ASW
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Thickness: 5.80 mm
Finish: Proof Piedfort
Mintage: 19,573
Date Issue: 27-Dec-2003
Issue Price: S$99.90

Denomination: S$2 (KM#223)
Weight: 20.000 g, 0.9990 Silver 0.6423 oz ASW
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 2,180
Date Issue: 27-Dec-2003
Issue Price: S$64.20

Denomination: S$25 (KM#231)
Weight: 155.5200 g, 0.9990 Silver 4.9949 oz ASW
Diameter: 65.00 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 250
Date Issue: 27-Dec-2003
Issue Price: S$356.80

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Item: 2004 Singapore Mint Year of The Monkey Cupro Nickel Proof Coin
Denomination: S$10
Weight: 28.00 gm
Composition: Cupro Nickel
Diameter: 40.70 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 100,000
Issued Price: S$23.95
Date Issue: 27-Dec-2003
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