Thursday 15 January 2015

Sarawak Rajah Charles Brooke Half Cent Coin

In this article, you can find Rajah Charles Brooke half cent coin prices, image, issued years and mintage info. Rajah C.Brooke only make his coins starting from 1870, although he have been on the throne since 1868. His earlier coins followed the previous design on James Brooke Copper coins.

The copper coins with the denominations of 1/4, 1/2 and 1 Cent were minted by R. Heaton & Sons, Birmingham. These coin followed the previous design on James Brooke Copper coins. The date 1870 appeared on the reverse, although the coins were not actually issued till the following year.

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Rajah Charles Johnson Brooke 1/2 cent coin
The coin obverse show Head of Charles Brooke facing left; around, "C. BROOKE RAJAH". The coin reverse show 1/2 CENT within a laurel wreath; around above, SARAWAK; below, Year.

Technical Specifications:
Denomination: 1/2 Cent
Issued By: Charles Johnson Brooke, Sarawak
Year: 1870, 1879, 1896H.
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Dimensions: 22.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.569 g
Coin Edge:Plain
Mint: Smith & Wright, Birmingham, England; H- Heaton Mint.
Artist: ?
References: KM#5.

Sarawak Rajah Charles Brooke 1/2 cent coin price:
Year Mintage Note V.Fine E.Fine Uncirculated Proof
1870 unknown - 30 60 190 -
1879 unknown - 30 50 180 1100
1896H 326,667 - 30 50 180 1100

*Price in US Dollar