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Coin: Five Cents 1938
Description

CountryNorth Borneo CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents
Year1938 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage500,000 (500000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 500,000 (500000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)7.2000
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 a 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

(none)

Reverse

Within a circle of beads, 5 / CENTS; around, STATE OF NORTH BORNEO . 1938 .

Reverse inscription

5 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO 1938

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1938: Photos
Five Cents 1938: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, North Borneo, 1938
Coin - 5 Cents, North Borneo, 1938
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Five Cents 1938: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, North Borneo, 1938
Coin - 5 Cents, North Borneo, 1938
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Five Cents 1938: Photo British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 5 Cents 1938 H
British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 5 Cents 1938 H
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Five Cents 1938: Photo British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 5 Cents 1938 H
British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 5 Cents 1938 H
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Five Cents 1938: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish North Borneo KM# 5
Five Cents 1938: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
The Coins of Malaysia 1969 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
The Coins of Malaysia 1969 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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Five Cents 1938: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 5 Cents, North Borneo, 1938
List of all (8) coins of type: North Borneo / Five Cents
Five Cents 1903 Five Cents 1920 Five Cents 1921 Five Cents 1927 Five Cents 1928 Five Cents 1938
Five Cents 1940 Five Cents 1941