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Coin: Ten Cents 1956
Description

The first issue of this denomination for Elizabeth II from British Honduras.

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents (CuproNickel)
Year1956 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintage100,000 (100000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 100,000 (100000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.3400
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, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1956.

Reverse inscription10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1956
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1956: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Ten Cents 1956: Photos
Ten Cents 1956: Photo Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
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Notes: Proof.
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Ten Cents 1956: Photo Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Ten Cents 1956: Photo British Honduras 1956 10 cents
British Honduras 1956 10 cents
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Notes: Proof.
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Ten Cents 1956: Photo British Honduras 1956 10 cents
British Honduras 1956 10 cents
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Ten Cents 1956: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 32
Ten Cents 1956: 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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Ten Cents 1956: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956 British Honduras 1956 10 cents - CoinFactsWiki
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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