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Coin: Two and a Half Cents 1920
Description

CountryNorth Borneo CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Face value2 1/2 (x Cent) TypeTwo and a Half Cents
Year1920 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage280,000 (280000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) 280,000 (280000) Letter H
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)25 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)4.8500
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

Reverse

Within a circle of beads, 2 1/2 / CENTS; around, STATE OF NORTH BORNEO . 1920 .

Reverse inscription

2 1/2 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO 1920

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Two and a Half Cents 1920: Photos
Two and a Half Cents 1920: Photo Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
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Two and a Half Cents 1920: Photo Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
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Two and a Half Cents 1920: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish North Borneo KM# 4
Two and a Half Cents 1920: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum 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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Two and a Half Cents 1920: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
List of all (2) coins of type: North Borneo / Two and a Half Cents
Two and a Half Cents 1903 Two and a Half Cents 1920