North Borneo: Coin Two and a Half Cents 1903 - detailed information

North Borneo: Coin Two and a Half Cents 1903
CoinTwo and a Half Cents 1903

MintHeaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)
Obverse
North Borneo / Two and a Half Cents 1903 - obverse photo

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)
Reverse
North Borneo / Two and a Half Cents 1903 - reverse photo

Within a circle of beads, value 2 1/2 CENTS on two lines; around, · STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · ; below, the date 1903.

Reverse Inscription 2 1/2 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · 1903 ·
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Two and a Half Cents 1903: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Two and a Half Cents 1903: References to Information Used
Two and a Half Cents 1903 / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)ProofProof 1,036.21 1,072.94 1,109.67 1,146.40
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Uncirculated (UNC) 226.48 235.00 243.52 252.04
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Extra Fine (EF, XF) 101.63 107.42 113.22 119.02
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Very Fine (VF) 48.37 51.31 54.26 57.21
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Fine (F) 14.36 15.18 16.00 16.82
Historic values in USD for Two and a Half Cents 1903 / Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Two and a Half Cents 1903 / Proof / Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
(hover mouse over grades in the left-hand column to see values highlighted; hover mouse over graph points to see exact values and additional information)
All Coins of Country: North Borneo, Type: Two and a Half Cents (2)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two and a Half Cents 1903 2,000,000 (none)
Two and a Half Cents 1920 280,000 (none)
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Two and a Half Cents 1903: Details
CountryNorth Borneo
CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Coin TypeTwo and a Half Cents
Issued1903
Face Value2 1/2 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million)
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25
Mass (g)4.8500
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Two and a Half Cents 1903: Photos
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Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1903
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Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1903
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British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 2-1/2 Cent 1903 H
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British North Borneo, British Protectorate: 2-1/2 Cent 1903 H
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British North Borneo 1903-H 2-1/2 cents
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British North Borneo 1903-H 2-1/2 cents
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Two and a Half Cents 1903: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Encyclopaedia of the Coins of Malaysia, Singapore and BruneiBritish North Borneo SS 9
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish North Borneo KM# 4