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Coin: Five Cents 1920 (Silver)

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents (Debased Silver)
Year1920 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage100,000 (100000)
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 100,000 (100000)
Material0.400 Silver Designer
MonarchCharles Vyner Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Vyner Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)15.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.3500

Head of C.V. Brooke (Charles Vyner de Windt Brooke), Rajah of Sarawak, facing right. Around, C.V. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK.

Obverse inscription C.V. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK

Within rope circle tied at bottom, 5; around, FIVE . 1920 . CENTS; mint mark, H, below knot.

Reverse inscription


EdgePlain Edge inscription


Five Cents 1920 (Silver): Known varieties
Proof unknown
Five Cents 1920 (Silver): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 13
Five Cents 1920 (Silver): References to Information Used
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
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 (8) coins of type: Sarawak / Five Cents
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