Sarawak 1910-H 10 cents

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Goldberg sale 85, lot 4314
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This specimen was lot 4314 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it sold for $88. The catalog description[1] noted, "Sarawak. 10 Cents, 1910-H. Toned. NGC graded AU-55. Ex: Remick Collection." Sarawak, a British colony on the northwest coast of Borneo, was ruled by a dynasty of white rajahs from 1841 to 1946. This type was issued 1900 and 1906-15 from Heaton. It is somewhat scarce even in low grade but expensive in nice condition. It is accompanied by silver five, twenty and fifty cents.

Recorded mintage: 50,000 plus proofs.

Specification: 2.71 g, .800 fine silver, .069 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 9.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.

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