Two and a Half Cents 1920, Coin from North Borneo - detailed information

Two and a Half Cents 1920, Coin from North Borneo (demonetised 1953)
CoinTwo and a Half Cents 1920

MintHeaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Mintage280,000
Obverse
North Borneo / Two and a Half Cents 1920 - 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 1920 - reverse photo

Within a circle of beads, value 2 1/2 CENTS on two lines; around, · STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · ; below, the date 1920.

Reverse Inscription 2 1/2 CENTS STATE OF NORTH BORNEO · 1920 ·
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Two and a Half Cents 1920: References to Information Used
Two and a Half Cents 1920 / 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)Uncirculated (UNC) 342.79 356.81 370.84 384.86
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Extra Fine (EF, XF) 163.14 170.97 178.80 186.63
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Very Fine (VF) 56.62 58.75 60.88 63.01
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)Fine (F) 16.83 17.41 17.99 18.56
Historic values in USD for Two and a Half Cents 1920 / Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All (2) Coins of Country: North Borneo, Type: Two and a Half Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two and a Half Cents 1903 2,000,000 (none)
Two and a Half Cents 1920 280,000 (none)
Two and a Half Cents 1920: Details
CountryNorth Borneo
CurrencyBritish North Borneo Dollar
Coin TypeTwo and a Half Cents
Issued1920
Face Value2 1/2 (x Cent)
Mintage280,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1953)
MaterialCuproNickel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)25
Mass (g)4.8500
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Two and a Half Cents 1920: Photos
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Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
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Coin - 2 1/2 Cents, North Borneo, 1920
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Two and a Half Cents 1920: 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