Rajah James Brooke became Rajah of Sarawak in 1842 after receiving the land and title from the Sultan of Brunei, in 1863 he order a denominations of 1/4, 1/2 and 1 Cent coins to be minted in Birmingham. In this article, you can find 1863 Rajah James Brooke 1/2 cent coin prices, images, issued years and mintage info. All coins were minted at the Ralph Heaton and sons Limited (Birmingham Mint Limited). The dies for these coins as well as the later copper coinage of 1870 were engraved by Joseph Moore.
The coin reverse show 1/2 / CENT within a laurel wreath; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1863.
The coin obverse show Head of James Brooke facing left; around, J. BROOKE RAJAH.
Rajah James Brooke 1/2 cent coin
Denomination: 1/2 Cent
Issued By: James Brooke, Sarawak
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.653 g
Mint: Heaton and Son, Great Britain.
Artist: Joseph Moore - Allan and Moore, Great Britain.
1863 Sarawak James Brooke 1/2 coin price:
*Price in US Dollar
Sarawak Rajah James Brooke coins price:
- 1863 Rajah James Brooke 1 cent coin
- 1863 Rajah James Brooke 1/2 cent coin
- 1863 Rajah James Brooke 1/4 cent coin
- 1841 Sarawak 1 Keping Token