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Coin: Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel)
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents (CuproNickel)
Year1920 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage400,000 (400000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 400,000 (400000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchCharles Vyner Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Vyner Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.8800
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription C. V. BROOKE RAJAH SARAWAK
Reverse

Value 5 CENTS in two lines within a wreath of two olive branches; below, 1920. The mint mark H is above the date.

Reverse inscription

5 CENTS 1920

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Photos
Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Photo Cn 5 cent, Heaton, 1920
Cn 5 cent, Heaton, 1920
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Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Photo Cn 5 cent, Heaton, 1920
Cn 5 cent, Heaton, 1920
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiSarawak SS 15
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 14
Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 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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Five Cents 1920 (CuproNickel): Some useful external links
American Numismatic Society: Cn 5 cent, Heaton, 1920
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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