1 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1889 H
Minted by Heaton & Son, Birmingham, England
Head of Charles Brooke facing left; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH
Within a laurel wreath ONE / CENT; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1889; mint mark, H, above the date
Sir Charles Johnson Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak after the death of James Brooke in 1868.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
29 mm (Outside Diameter), 9.305 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 489-492 Pages