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Coin: One Cent 1891
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent (Copper)
Year1891 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage1,623,888 (1.6 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (with mint mark) Letter H unknown
Heaton and Sons (no mint mark) No mint mark unknown
MaterialCopper DesignerJoseph Moore
MonarchCharles Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)29 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)9.3300
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription C. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse

Value ONE CENT within wreath, around SARAWAK 1891.

Reverse inscription

ONE CENT SARAWAK 1891

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Some Sarawak one cent coins of 1891 had a mint mark and some did not.

Krause catalogues list mintage of 535,000 without mint mark and 1,070,000 with mint mark to a total of 1,605,000.

One Cent 1891: Photos
One Cent 1891: Photo Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891
Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891
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One Cent 1891: Photo Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891
Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891
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One Cent 1891: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 6
One Cent 1891: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
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
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One Cent 1891: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1891 Charles J. Brooke Sarawak Cent - Silveragecoins.com 1891H Charles J. Brooke Sarawak Cent - Silveragecoins.com
One Cent 1891: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1891
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