One Cent (Bronze), Coin Type from Sarawak - detailed information

One Cent (Bronze), Coin Type from Sarawak (issued 1927 - 1941)
Coin TypeOne Cent (Bronze)

The weight was 85 grains in the measurement units of the time, equal to 5.5 g.

Obverse

Head of Charles Vyner de Windt Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, facing right. Around, C. V. BROOKE RAJAH.

Obverse InscriptionC. V. BROOKE RAJAH
Reverse

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

Reverse InscriptionONE CENT SARAWAK [year]
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

"The Coins of Malaysia" says composition is copper. According to "The Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, 1400-1967" and other sources, it's bronze.

References to additional information:

[Book] Saran, Singh. The Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, 1400-1967. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Malaysia Numismatic Society, 1986. pp 351-372.
[Book] Kavanagh, Kevin F. 1969. The Coins of Malaysia, pp 65-73
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., pp 489-492

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One Cent (Bronze): Details
CountrySarawak
CurrencySarawak Dollar
Sub-type ofOne Cent
From1927
To1941
Face Value1 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
MaterialBronze
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)24.5000
Mass (g)5.5000
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Sarawak 1929-H cent
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