1 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1892 H
Minted by Heaton & Son, Birmingham, England
Above central hole, head of Charles J. Brooke facing left; below hole, crossed flags; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH
Within laurel wreath and above central hole, ONE; below hole, CENT; above wreath, SARAWAK; below wreath 1892; mint mark, H, above date
Sir Charles Johnson Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak after the death of James Brooke in 1868. This was the first year that the 1 cent denomination had a central hole.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
29.5 mm (Outside Diameter), 9.247 g (Weight)
Round with round hole
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 489-492 Pages