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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1930 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 25476

1 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1930 H
Minted by Heaton & Son, Birmingham, England
Statement Of Significance:
Charles V. Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak in 1917. Japanese occupation of the area in World War II caused so much damage to the economy that he ceded it to Britain in 1946. Sarawak became part of the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.42 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
DateEra: 1930 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Head of Charles V. Brooke facing right; around, C.V. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse Description: Within a laurel wreath ONE / CENT; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1930; mint mark, H, above date
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Charles Brooke, Sarawak (Malaysia), 1930
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Birmingham, England, Great Britain, 1930
References: KM#18
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009
  2. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 489-492 Pages

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