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Coin: Five Cents 1912
Description

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents (CuproNickel)
Year1912 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage20,000 (20000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) Letter H 20,000 (20000)
MaterialCuproNickel Designer
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

At centre within a circle of beads, crowned and robed bust of King George V facing left; around, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1912; on bust truncation in small letters the artists initials, BM (for Bertram Mackenal). Below the date is the mint mark, H.

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1912
Reverse

At centre in two lines within a circle of beads, 5 / CENTS; around, BRITISH HONDURAS.

Reverse inscription

5 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1912: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Five Cents 1912: Photos
Five Cents 1912: Photo British Honduras 1912-H 5 cents
British Honduras 1912-H 5 cents
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Five Cents 1912: Photo British Honduras 1912-H 5 cents
British Honduras 1912-H 5 cents
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Notes: Proof.
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Five Cents 1912: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912
Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912
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Five Cents 1912: Photo Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912
Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912
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Five Cents 1912: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 16
Five Cents 1912: 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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Five Cents 1912: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912 British Honduras 1912-H 5 cents - CoinFactsWiki
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List of all (34) coins of type: British Honduras / Five Cents
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Five Cents 1918 Five Cents 1919 Five Cents 1936 Five Cents 1939 Five Cents 1942 Five Cents 1943
Five Cents 1944 Five Cents 1945 Five Cents 1947 Five Cents 1949 Five Cents 1950 Five Cents 1952
Five Cents 1956 Five Cents 1957 Five Cents 1958 Five Cents 1959 Five Cents 1961 Five Cents 1962
Five Cents 1963 Five Cents 1964 Five Cents 1965 Five Cents 1966 Five Cents 1968 Five Cents 1969
Five Cents 1970 Five Cents 1971 Five Cents 1972 Five Cents 1973