Sarawak Charles Brooke One Cent

Sir James Brooke acquired control of Sarawak in 1841 and he and his family ruled this corner of the island of Borneo for about 100 years.

Except for a single issue in 1841, all of Sarawak’s coins were minted at Heaton.

Sarawak 1 cent coin dated 1885 minted at Heaton. Obverse is head of C. Brooke Rajah. Charles was James’ nephew.

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