The 1841 Sarawak 1 Keping Token are a legitimate regal issue of Rajah James Brooke of Sarawak and were struck in copper or brass, the later being the scarcer variety. In this article, you can find 1841 Sarawak 1 Keping Token prices, images and specifications. Counterfeit of the Sarawak 1841 keping came on to the market in 1971 and have since caused many a headache to collectors.
The coin obverse show a badger facing left; under it are the initials J.B (James Brooke) and the date SEPt. 24 1841. The badger, or brock, is derived from the crest of the Brooke arms.
The coin reverse was struck from an old worn out die bearing the denomination "satu keping" (one keping) in Arabic and the date 1247A.H (1831) which had been used earlier for the striking of the Singapore Merchant Token.
Rajah James Brooke 1 keping coin
Denomination: 1 keping
Issued By: James Brooke, Sarawak
Dimensions: 21.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.75 g
References: KM#Tn1 (copper), KM# Tn1a (brass).
1841 Sarawak 1 keping token price:
*Price in US Dollar
Sarawak Rajah James Brooke coins price:
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- 1841 Sarawak 1 Keping Token