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Coin: Fifty Cents 1900
Description

The 50 Cents 1900H dated coin was authorised for circulation with Government Notice No. XXX dated 1st August 1900.

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (Large)
Year1900 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage40,000 (40000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 40,000 (40000)
Material0.800 Silver Designer
MonarchCharles Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)31 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)13.5700
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Reverse

Within rope circle tied at bottom, 50; around, FIFTY · 1900 · CENTS; the mint mark H is below the knot.

Reverse inscription50 FIFTY · 1900 · CENTS
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1900: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Fifty Cents 1900: Photos
Fifty Cents 1900: Photo Coin - 50 Cents, Sarawak, 1900
Coin - 50 Cents, Sarawak, 1900
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Fifty Cents 1900: Photo Coin - 50 Cents, Sarawak, 1900
Coin - 50 Cents, Sarawak, 1900
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Fifty Cents 1900: Photo Sarawak 1900-H 50 cents
Sarawak 1900-H 50 cents
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Fifty Cents 1900: Photo Sarawak 1900-H 50 cents
Sarawak 1900-H 50 cents
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Fifty Cents 1900: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiSarawak SS 21
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 11
Fifty Cents 1900: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 Coin description
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
The Coins of Malaysia 1969 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 Varieties Proof
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Fifty Cents 1900: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 50 Cents, Sarawak, 1900 Sarawak 1900-H 50 cents - CoinFactsWiki
American Numismatic Society: Silver 50 cent, Birmingham, 1900
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List of all (3) coins of type: Sarawak / Fifty Cents
Fifty Cents 1900 Fifty Cents 1906 Fifty Cents 1927