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Coin: Five Cents 1949
Description

Obverse legend changed to reflect Indian Independence.

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents (Nickel Brass)
Year1949 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage40,000 (40000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 40,000 (40000)
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber) Designer
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.2600 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.6200
Obverse

Crowned head of King George VI facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; below the neck truncation in small letters the artist's initials, PM (for Percy Metcalfe).

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

At centre in two lines within a circle of beads, 5 / CENTS; around, BRITISH HONDURAS 1949.

Reverse inscription

5 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1949

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1949: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Five Cents 1949: Photos
Five Cents 1949: Photo Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
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Notes: Proof.
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Five Cents 1949: Photo Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Five Cents 1949: Photo British Honduras 1949 5 cents
British Honduras 1949 5 cents
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Notes: Proof.
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Five Cents 1949: Photo British Honduras 1949 5 cents
British Honduras 1949 5 cents
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Notes: Proof.
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Five Cents 1949: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 25
Five Cents 1949: 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
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Five Cents 1949: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949 British Honduras 1949 5 cents - CoinFactsWiki
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