1/2 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1870
Minted by Smith & Wright, Birmingham, England

Obverse Description

Head of Charles Brooke facing left; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH

Reverse Description

Within a laurel wreath HALF / CENT; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1870

Edge Description



Sir Charles Johnson Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak after the death of James Brooke in 1868.

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