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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13989

1 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1891
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.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.261 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malaysia - Sarawak
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Sarawak
DateEra: 1891 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Head of Charles Brooke facing left; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse Description: Within a laurel wreath ONE / CENT; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1891
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Charles Brooke, Sarawak (Malaysia), 1891
Mint: Heaton and Son, Great Britain, 1891
References: KM#6
  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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