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Coin: Five Cents 1908
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents (Silver)
Year1908 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)15.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.3500
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription C. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Reverse

Within rope circle tied at bottom, 5; around, FIVE . 1908 . CENTS; mint mark, H, below knot.

Reverse inscription

5 FIVE 1908 CENTS

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1908: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Five Cents 1908: Photos
Five Cents 1908: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, Sarawak, 1908
Coin - 5 Cents, Sarawak, 1908
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Five Cents 1908: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, Sarawak, 1908
Coin - 5 Cents, Sarawak, 1908
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Five Cents 1908: Photo Sarawak 1908-H 5 cents
Sarawak 1908-H 5 cents
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Five Cents 1908: Photo Sarawak 1908-H 5 cents
Sarawak 1908-H 5 cents
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Five Cents 1908: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 8
Five Cents 1908: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
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
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Five Cents 1908: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 5 Cents, Sarawak, 1908 Sarawak 1908-H 5 cents - CoinFactsWiki
List of all (8) coins of type: Sarawak / Five Cents
Five Cents 1900 Five Cents 1908 Five Cents 1911 Five Cents 1913 Five Cents 1915 Five Cents 1920 (Silver)
Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel) Five Cents 1927