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Detailed information about coin type: Half Cent from Sarawak:

Coin type: Half Cent
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types Half Cent (Large)
Half Cent (Small)
Face value1/2 (x Cent)
Years produced1863 - 1933 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Material Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)4.6530
Obverse

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Reverse inscription

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Atkins, James. 1889. The Coins and Tokens of the Possessions and Colonies of the British Empire. pp 228-229
[Book] Kavanagh, Kevin F. 1969. The Coins of Malaysia, pp 65-73
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., pp 489-492

Half Cent: Photos

Coin - 1/2 Cent, Sarawak, 1863
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Author:
Notes: Large Half Cent (1863 - 1896).
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Coin - 1/2 Cent, Sarawak, 1933
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Author:
Notes: Small Half Cent (1933).
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Coin - 1/2 Cent, Sarawak, 1863
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: James Brooke, Rajah (1863).
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Coin - 1/2 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Charles Brooke, Rajah (1870 - 1896).
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Coin - 1/2 Cent, Sarawak, 1933
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Charles Vyner Brooke, Rajah (1933).
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List of 5 coins of type: Half Cent from Sarawak
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Half Cent 1863 unknown James Brooke, Rajah Portrait by Joseph Moore J. BROOKE RAJAH
Half Cent 1870 250,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH
Half Cent 1879 640,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH
Half Cent 1896 326,667 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH
Half Cent 1933 2,000,000 Charles Vyner Brooke, Rajah Charles Vyner Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C.V. BROOKE RAJAH