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Coin: Ten Cents 1943
Description

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents (Silver)
Year1943 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage20,000 (20000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 20,000 (20000)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.3240
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Reverse

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1943.

Reverse inscription

10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1943

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Cents 1943: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 23
Ten Cents 1943: 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
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List of all (16) coins of type: British Honduras / Ten Cents
Ten Cents 1894 Ten Cents 1918 Ten Cents 1919 Ten Cents 1936 Ten Cents 1939 Ten Cents 1942
Ten Cents 1943 Ten Cents 1944 Ten Cents 1946 Ten Cents 1956 Ten Cents 1959 Ten Cents 1961
Ten Cents 1963 Ten Cents 1964 Ten Cents 1965 Ten Cents 1970