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Coin: One Cent 1907
Description

In 1907, there was a brief retirn to the copper series of one cent coins.

CountryNorth Borneo CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent (Copper)
Year1907 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 1,000,000 (1.0 million)
MaterialCopper Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)29 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)9.3300
Obverse

The Coat of Arms of the British North Borneo Chartered Company; on a shield, a lion above a dhow (native boat) with sails; the shield is supported by two native warriors, one holding a shield, the other a large native sword or 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 date 1907; the mint mark (H for The Mint Birmingham Limited, known as Ralph Heaton and Sons Limited before 1879) is above the date.

Obverse inscription 1907
Reverse

Within a wreath of two olive branches, ONE CENT; above and below the denomination it is repeated vertically in Chinese characters: 洋元一分 ("yang yuan yat fen", or "foreign dollar one cent"); below the wreath the denomination in Malay: ساتو سين ("satu sen", or "one cent" in Jawi script); around above, BRITISH NORTH BORNEO Co.

Reverse inscriptionBRITISH NORTH BORNEO Co. ONE CENT 洋元一分 ساتو سين
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
One Cent 1907: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
One Cent 1907: Photos
One Cent 1907: Photo BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, one cent, 1907H (KM.2)
BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, one cent, 1907H (KM.2)
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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One Cent 1907: Photo BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, one cent, 1907H (KM.2)
BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, one cent, 1907H (KM.2)
Copyright: Noble Numismatics
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One Cent 1907: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiBritish North Borneo SS 7
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish North Borneo KM# 2
One Cent 1907: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 Coin description
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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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List of all (17) coins of type: North Borneo / One Cent
One Cent 1882 One Cent 1884 One Cent 1885 One Cent 1886 One Cent 1887 One Cent 1888
One Cent 1889 One Cent 1890 One Cent 1891 One Cent 1894 One Cent 1896 One Cent 1904
One Cent 1907 One Cent 1921 One Cent 1935 One Cent 1938 One Cent 1941