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Coin: Fifty Cents 1895
Description

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Year1895 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage36,500 (36500)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 36,500 (36500)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
MonarchQueen Victoria EffigyPortrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young crowned head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.6200
Obverse

Diademed head of Queen Victoria facing left (portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon); around, VICTORIA QUEEN.

Obverse inscription VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 50 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1895.

Reverse inscription

50 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1895

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Fifty Cents 1895: Photos
Fifty Cents 1895: Photo Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
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Fifty Cents 1895: Photo Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
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Fifty Cents 1895: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 10
Fifty Cents 1895: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
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Fifty Cents 1895: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
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List of all (14) coins of type: British Honduras / Fifty Cents
Fifty Cents 1894 Fifty Cents 1895 Fifty Cents 1897 Fifty Cents 1901 Fifty Cents 1906 Fifty Cents 1907
Fifty Cents 1911 Fifty Cents 1919 Fifty Cents 1954 Fifty Cents 1962 Fifty Cents 1964 Fifty Cents 1965
Fifty Cents 1966 Fifty Cents 1971