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Coin: One Cent 1951
Description

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent (Small)
Year1951 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage100,000 (100000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 100,000 (100000) No mint mark
MaterialBronze Designer
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
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 within a circle of twelve leaves, the denomination 1; around above, BRITISH HONDURAS; around below, ONE CENT 1951.

Reverse inscription

1 BRITISH HONDURAS ONE CENT 1951

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

One Cent 1951: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
One Cent 1951: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 24
One Cent 1951: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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