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Detailed information about coin type: Five Cents from British Honduras:

Coin type: Five Cents
Description

British Honduras was renamed to Belize in 1973. Later coins of this series are listed under Belize.

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types Five Cents (Silver)
Five Cents (CuproNickel)
Five Cents (Nickel Brass)
Face value5 (x Cent)
Years produced1894 - 1973 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Material Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend.

Obverse inscription

Legend of the ruling monarch

Reverse

Reverse inscription

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1965. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies.
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. The Guide Book and Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins, pp 79-82

Five Cents: Photos

Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Notes: First reverse (1894).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
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Notes: Second reverse (1907 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cent, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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Notes: Third reverse, in copper-nickel (1939).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1942
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Notes: Third reverse, in nickel brass (1942 - 1973).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Notes: Queen Victoria (1894).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
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Notes: King Edward VII (1907 - 1909).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1919
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Notes: King George V (1911 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cent, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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Notes: King George VII, Emperor of India, in copper-nickel (1939).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1942
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Notes: King George VI, Emperor of India, in nickel brass (1942 - 1947).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
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Notes: King George VI (1949 - 1952).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1956 - 1973).
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List of 34 coins of type: Five Cents from British Honduras
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Five Cents 1894 128,000 Queen Victoria Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young crowned head) VICTORIA QUEEN
Five Cents 1907 10,000 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust) EDWARD VII KING AND EMPEROR [year]
Five Cents 1909 10,000 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust) EDWARD VII KING AND EMPEROR [year]
Five Cents 1911 10,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1912 20,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1916 20,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1918 20,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1919 20,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1936 60,050 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA [year]
Five Cents 1939 20,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1942 30,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1943 40,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1944 40,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1945 65,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1947 40,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1949 40,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1950 225,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1952 100,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1956 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1957 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1958 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1959 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1961 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1962 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1963 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1964 105,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1965 300,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1966 150,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1968 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1969 240,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1970 240,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1971 450,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1972 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1973 210,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND