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MAS launches 2005 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set


Conservation of Natural Landscape

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched the 2005 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set on 4 Apr 2005. This set features the conservation of Natural Landscape as its theme. Minted in 925 silver proof condition, the set consists of 5, 10, 20, 50, $1 coins and a 12-sided scallop-edged $5 coin.
The set includes a cupro-nickel ingot that features the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, a 130-hectare haven to 800 species of flora and fauna, Peirce Reservoir, Singapore's protected water catchment reserve and Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, one of the largest tracts of primary rainforest left in Singapore.
Limited Worldwide Mintage
The 2005 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set will be limited to a mintage of only 10,000 worldwide. The coin set will be issued on Saturday, 16 April 2005.
Each set comes in an elegant wooden case and includes a Certificate of Authenticity issued by MAS. The 2005 Sterling Silver Proof Coin Set will be sold at $128.00 each (GST inclusive).
Sale of Coins
The Coin Sets will be sold by The Singapore Mint.
Details of the sale and order will be published in The Straits Times Classified on Saturday, 9 April 2005.
Order forms can be obtained from:
a) The Singapore Mint retail outlets at:
  • The Singapore Mint Coin Gallery
    20 Teban Gardens Crescent, Singapore 608928
    Tel :  6566 2626
  • Coin City, Starhub Centre
    51 Cuppage Road #01-07, Singapore 229469
    Tel :  6339 0886

b) MAS Currency House at 109 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118536

Orders can also be placed via the Internet at
For priority allocation, orders must be received before 15 April 2005. All order forms can be sent to the above outlets or faxed to The Singapore Mint at 6565 2626 or 6567 2626. The Singapore Mint can be reached for enquiries at Tel: 6566 2626 / 6895 0350 / 6895 0383 during office hours.

Source: Monetary Authority of Singapore Press Release 4 Apr 2005



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