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Coin - 1 Cent, British North Borneo Company, 1886 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14002

1 Cent, Issued by British North Borneo Co., Malaysia, 1886 H
Minted by Heaton & Sons, Birmingham, England
Statement Of Significance:
The British North Borneo Company had the right to produce coin under its Royal Charter, granted in 1881. It had 1 cent coins struck in England from 1882 and 1/2 cent pieces from 1885. These coins were linked to the silver dollar as used in the Straits Settlement and Hong Kong. In 1904 the Company moved from the use of bronze to copper-nickel for the 1 cent.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.303 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - British North Borneo
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British North Borneo
DateEra: 1886 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Shield of arms of the British North Borneo Company; on shield, a lion above a dhow; native warrior supporters one holding a shield the other as large machete; the crest, two arms holding a flag staff; below on ribbon the motto PERGO ET PERAGO (translation: I undertake and I achieve); below, 1886; the mint mark, H, above the date
Reverse Description: Within a laurel wreath, ONE CENT; above and below the denomination it is repeated in Chinese characters; below the wreath the denomination in Malay; around above, BRITISH NORTH BORNEO Co.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: British North Borneo Company, British North Borneo (Malaysia), 1886
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Great Britain, 1886
References: KM#2
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006


elizabeth usman lago Posted on 29 Mar 2015 7:45 PM
i have a coin or 1 cent of the BRITISH NORTH BORNEO COMPANY 1886 or the PERGO ET PERAGO COIN. i wish to know the value of this heirloom for it belong to my great grandfather NAKUDA SANGKALANG brother of NAKUDA ANGGING, the 2 brothers who faught for the then SULTAN of BORNEO against his own brother. My grandfather fr. the 4th generation is ASAAD USMAN SR. BIN

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