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Coin: Five Cents 1920

CountryNorth Borneo CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents
Year1920 CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage100,000 (100000)
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 100,000 (100000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)7.2000

The Coat of Arms of the British North Borneo Chartered Company; on a shield, a lion above a dhow (native boat) with sails; the shield is supported by two native warriors, one holding a shield, the other a large native sword or machete; the crest, two arms holding a flag staff; below on ribbon the motto PERGO ET PERAGO (translation: I undertake and I achieve); below, the mint mark (H for The Mint Birmingham Limited, known as Ralph Heaton and Sons Limited before 1879).

Obverse inscription (none)

Within a circle of beads, value 5 CENTS on two lines; around, · STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · ; below, the date 1920.

Reverse inscription5 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · 1920 ·
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1920: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiBritish North Borneo SS 10
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish North Borneo KM# 5
Five Cents 1920: References to Information Used
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei 1986 Coin description
The Coins of Malaysia 1969 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
The Coins of Malaysia 1969 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Five Cents 1920 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: USD. See FAQ before use!
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Uncirculated (UNC) 231.08 241.47 251.86 262.25
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Extra Fine (EF, XF) 101.92 105.75 109.58 113.42
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Very Fine (VF) 33.97 35.25 36.53 37.81
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Fine (F) 12.97 13.24 13.50 13.76
Historic values in USD for Five Cents 1920 / Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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List of all (8) coins of type: North Borneo / Five Cents
Five Cents 1903 Five Cents 1920 Five Cents 1921 Five Cents 1927 Five Cents 1928 Five Cents 1938
Five Cents 1940 Five Cents 1941