Wednesday, May 18, 2011

99. SARAWAK 1 CENT 1863

image 1: obverse and reverse of the coin

Country of Origin: Sarawak ( Now a state, part of Malaysia )
Date: 1863
Denomination: One Cent
Shape: Round
Orientation: Medal Alignment ↑↑
Weight: 9.33g
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 29.0mm
Thickness: -
Composition: Copper
Population: Unknown
Reference: KM3, KN4a
Mint: R. Heaton & Son, Birmingham
Category: Normal Circulation Coin
Demonetized: Yes
Engraver/Designer: Birmingham Engraver, Joseph Moore
Variety: -

   I hunted this coin for quite a long time but every time I want to buy this coin, the price tag is out of reach for me. Fortunately not many collectors are interested in this coin which has many edge nicks and flaws. I bought this for USD17.


Anonymous said...

Hi mnfaj,
Such coins of high grades are hard to come by, nowadays.
Happy collecting :)

mnfaj said...

Hi whycollect,
Even coins of high grades do come by, we still have to prepare $$ in order to have it. Haha thanks for you encouragement.

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