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Coin: Fifty Cents 1962
Description

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (CuproNickel)
Year1962 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage50,000 (50000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 50,000 (50000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT (for Cecil Thomas) incuse on the bust truncation.

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 50 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1962.

Reverse inscription50 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1962
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1962: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Fifty Cents 1962: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 28
Fifty Cents 1962: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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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