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Detailed information about coin type: Twenty Five Cents from North Borneo:

Coin type: Twenty Five Cents
Description

One year type. Scarce.

The silver twenty-five cents coin measured 43.63 grains in the measurement units of the time, which is equal to 2.83 grammes.

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0452 oz ASW).

CountryNorth Borneo CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value25 (x Cent)
Year produced1929 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Material0.500 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)18 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Shield of arms of the British North Borneo Company; on shield, a lion above a dhow (boat); 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, the mint mark (H for The Mint, Birmingham - also known as Heaton & Sons).

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Within a circle of beads, 25 / CENTS; around, STATE OF NORTH BORNEO . 1929 .

Reverse inscription

25 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO . 1929 .

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Kavanagh, Kevin F. 1969. The Coins of Malaysia, pp 61-64

Twenty Five Cents: Photos

British North Borneo 1929-H 25 cents
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British North Borneo 1929-H 25 cents
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List of 1 coins of type: Twenty Five Cents from North Borneo
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty Five Cents 1929 400,000
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