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

Coin type: Ten 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 Ten Cents (Silver)
Ten Cents (CuproNickel)
Face value10 (x Cent)
Years produced1894 - 1970 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialSilver to 1946, CuproNickel later DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
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

At centre within a circle of beads, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS and the date.

Reverse inscription

10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS [year]

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

Ten Cents: Photos

Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Notes: Queen Victoria (1894).
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Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1919
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Notes: King George V (1918 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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Notes: King George VI (1939 - 1946).
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1956 - 1970).
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List of 16 coins of type: Ten Cents from British Honduras
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Ten Cents 1894 126,000 Queen Victoria Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young crowned head) VICTORIA QUEEN
Ten Cents 1918 10,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1919 10,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1936 30,050 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1939 20,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1942 10,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1943 20,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1944 30,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1946 10,000 King George VI Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Ten Cents 1956 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1959 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1961 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1963 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1964 60,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1965 400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Ten Cents 1970 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND