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Coin: Quarter Cent 1870
Description

CountrySarawak CurrencySarawak Dollar
Face value1/4 (x Cent) TypeQuarter Cent
Year1870 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage100,000 (100000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) No mint mark 100,000 (100000)
MaterialCopper DesignerJoseph Moore
MonarchCharles Brooke, Rajah EffigyCharles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)18 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.3300
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription C. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse

Value 1/4 CENT within a wreath of two olive branches; around, SARAWAK 1870.

Reverse inscription

1/4 CENT SARAWAK 1870

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Quarter Cent 1870: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Quarter Cent 1870: Photos
Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
Copyright: American Numismatic Society / CC BY NC
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Quarter Cent 1870: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiSarawak SS 4
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsSarawak KM# 4
Quarter Cent 1870: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Atkins, Coins and Tokens of the British Empire 1889 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Quarter Cent 1870: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870 American Numismatic Society: Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
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List of all (3) coins of type: Sarawak / Quarter Cent
Quarter Cent 1863 Quarter Cent 1870 Quarter Cent 1896