1/2 Cent, Issued by Sarawak, Malaysia, 1870
Minted by Smith & Wright, Birmingham, England
Head of Charles Brooke facing left; around, C. BROOKE RAJAH
Within a laurel wreath HALF / CENT; around above, SARAWAK; below, 1870
Sir Charles Johnson Brooke, depicted on the obverse of this coin, became Rajah of Sarawak after the death of James Brooke in 1868.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
22.5 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.639 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 489-492 Pages