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Detailed information about coin type: Ten Cents (Silver) from Sarawak:

Coin type: Ten Cents (Silver)
Description

Composition: 80% silver. The mass was 41.9 grains in the measurement units of the time, equal to 2.71 grammes.

The weights and fineness of the silver coins of Rajah Charles Brooke corresponded with the issues of Hong Kong and the Straits Settlements.

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Sub-type ofTen Cents Sub-types
Face value10 (x Cent)
Years produced1900 - 1915 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Material0.800 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)17.9000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.7100
Obverse

Head of Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, facing left. Around, C. BROOKE RAJAH; below, SARAWAK.

Obverse inscriptionC. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Reverse

Within rope circle tied at bottom, 10; around, TEN · [year] · CENTS; the mint mark H is below the knot.

Reverse inscription10 TEN · [year] · CENTS
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Saran, Singh. The Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, 1400-1967. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Malaysia Numismatic Society, 1986. pp 351-372.
[Book] Kavanagh, Kevin F. 1969. The Coins of Malaysia, pp 65-73
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., pp 489-492

Ten Cents (Silver): Photos

Sarawak 1910-H 10 cents - CoinFactsWiki
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List of 6 coins of type: Ten Cents (Silver) from Sarawak
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Ten Cents 1900 150,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Ten Cents 1906 50,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Ten Cents 1910 50,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Ten Cents 1911 100,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Ten Cents 1913 100,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Ten Cents 1915 100,000 Charles Brooke, Rajah Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
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