Vintage Singapore keychain

£7.99

Vintage keychain featuring the word ‘Singapore’ with a Merlion in gold.The Merlion is the national personification of Singapore. Its name combines mer, meaning the sea, and lion. The fish body represents Singapore’s origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which means sea town in Javanese. The lion head represents Singapore’s original name—Singapura—meaning lion city or kota singa.

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Vintage keychain featuring the word ‘Singapore’ with a Merlion in gold.The Merlion is the national personification of Singapore. Its name combines mer, meaning the sea, and lion. The fish body represents Singapore’s origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which means sea town in Javanese. The lion head represents Singapore’s original name—Singapura—meaning lion city or kota singa.

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