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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
NameMintageMint mark
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) 100,000 (100000) No mint mark
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 wreath, around SARAWAK 1870.

Reverse inscription

1/4 CENT SARAWAK 1870

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Quarter Cent 1870: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Quarter Cent 1870: Photos
Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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Quarter Cent 1870: Photo Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museum 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
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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Quarter Cent 1870: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1/4 Cent, Sarawak, 1870 American Numismatic Society: Bronze 1/4 cent, Birmingham, 1870
List of all (3) coins of type: Sarawak / Quarter Cent
Quarter Cent 1863 Quarter Cent 1870 Quarter Cent 1896