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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13990

1 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1892 H
Minted by Heaton & Son, Birmingham, England
Statement Of Significance:
Sir Charles Johnson Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak after the death of James Brooke in 1868. This was the first year that the 1 cent denomination had a central hole.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.215 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - Sarawak
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Sarawak
DateEra: 1892 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Above central hole, head of Charles J. Brooke facing left; below hole, crossed flags; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse Description: Within laurel wreath and above central hole, ONE; below hole, CENT; above wreath, SARAWAK; below wreath 1892; mint mark, H, above date
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with round hole
Material: Copper
Issued By: Charles Brooke, Sarawak (Malaysia), 1892
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Great Britain, 1892
References: KM#7
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
  2. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 489-492 Pages

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