Fifty Cents, Coin Type from British Honduras - detailed information

Fifty Cents, Coin Type from British Honduras (issued 1894 - 1971)
Coin TypeFifty Cents

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

Obverse

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch
Reverse

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 50 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS and the date.

Reverse Inscription 50 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS [year]
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

References to additional information:

[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1965. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies.
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. The Guide Book and Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins, pp 79-82

Coin Type: Fifty Cents - (14) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
Fifty Cents 1894 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1894 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1894 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 38,000
Fifty Cents 1895 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1895 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1895 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 36,500
Fifty Cents 1897 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1897 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1897 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 20,000
Fifty Cents 1901 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1901 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1901 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 10,030
Fifty Cents 1906 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1906 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1906 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 15,000
Fifty Cents 1907 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1907 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1907 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 19,000
Fifty Cents 1911 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1911 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1911 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 12,000
Fifty Cents 1919 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1919 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1919 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 40,000
Fifty Cents 1954 British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1954 - reverse photo British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1954 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 75,000
Fifty Cents 1962 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 50,000
Fifty Cents 1964 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 50,000
Fifty Cents 1965 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 25,000
Fifty Cents 1966 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 25,000
Fifty Cents 1971 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 30,000
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Fifty Cents: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Sub-types Fifty Cents (Silver)
Fifty Cents (CuproNickel)
From1894
To1971
Face Value50 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialSilver to 1919, then copper-nickel from 1954
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size
Mass
Fifty Cents: Photos
ImageDetails
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Common reverse, in silver (1894 - 1919).
Source
Proof Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1954
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Common reverse, in copper-nickel (1954 - 1971).
Source
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1895
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Victoria (1894 - 1919).
Source
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1906
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King Edward VII (1906 - 1907).
Source
Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1911
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George V (1911 - 1919).
Source
Proof Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1954
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1954 - 1971).
Source