Sarawak: Coin Type One Cent (Copper) - detailed information

Sarawak: Coin Type One Cent (Copper) (issued 1863 - 1891)
Coin TypeOne Cent (Copper)

The web site of Museum Victoria lists the mint for Sarawak copper coins between 1870 and 1889 as Smith and Wright, Birmingham which is not supported by other sources.

The weight was 144 grains in the measurement units of the time, equal to 9.33 g.

Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse Inscription
Reverse

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

Reverse InscriptionONE CENT SARAWAK [year]
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Atkins, James. 1889. The Coins and Tokens of the Possessions and Colonies of the British Empire. pp 228-229
[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 (Copper): Details
CountrySarawak
CurrencySarawak Dollar
Sub-type ofOne Cent
From1863
To1891
Face Value1 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
MaterialCopper
DesignerJoseph Moore
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationSame (Medal Alignment, Axis 0 / Axis 12)
Size (mm)29
Mass (g)9.3300
One Cent (Copper): Photos
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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
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Author:
Notes: Common reverse (1863 - 1891).
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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1863
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: James Brooke, Rajah (1863).
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Coin - 1 Cent, Sarawak, 1870
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Charles Brooke, Rajah (1870 - 1891).
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