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Coin: Ten Cents 1970
Description

British Honduras was renamed to Belize in 1973. Later coins of this series are listed under Belize.

CountryBritish Honduras CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents (CuproNickel)
Year1970 CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark unknown
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 1970.

Reverse inscription

10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1970

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Ten Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 32
Ten Cents 1970: References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
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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