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Coin: One Cent 1892
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent (Copper, Holed)
Year1892 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage1,088,889 (1.1 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 1,088,889 (1.1 million)
MaterialCopper Designer
MonarchCharles Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)29 Thickness (mm)1.9000
Mass (g)9.3300
Obverse

Head of Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, facing left, above hole in centre. Around, C. BROOKE RAJAH. Below, crossed flags representing Sarawak and the United Kingdom (as an indication that Sarawak was a British protectorate).

Obverse inscription C. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse

Value ONE CENT in two lines separated by centre hole and within a wreath of two olive branches; around above, SARAWAK; below, the date 1892. Above the date, the mint mark H.

Reverse inscription

ONE CENT SARAWAK 1892

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 2,178,000.

One Cent 1892: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
One Cent 1892: Photos
One Cent 1892: Photo Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892
Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892
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One Cent 1892: Photo Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892
Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892
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One Cent 1892: Photo Bronze cent, Birmingham, 1892
Bronze cent, Birmingham, 1892
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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One Cent 1892: Photo Bronze cent, Birmingham, 1892
Bronze cent, Birmingham, 1892
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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One Cent 1892: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiSarawak SS 10
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 7
One Cent 1892: 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
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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One Cent 1892: Some useful external links
Coins Numismatics: Sarawak Coins One Cent 1892 Charles Brooke Rajah Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1892
American Numismatic Society: Bronze cent, Birmingham, 1892
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