British Honduras: Coin Type Five Cents - detailed information

British Honduras: Coin Type Five Cents (issued 1894 - 1973)
Coin TypeFive 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 InscriptionLegend of the ruling monarch
Reverse

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilled
Edge 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

All Coins of Type: Five Cents (34)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Five Cents 1894 128,000 Portrait by Leonard Charles Wyon (Young crowned head) VICTORIA QUEEN
Five Cents 1907 10,000 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust) EDWARD VII KING AND EMPEROR 1907
Five Cents 1909 10,000 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust) EDWARD VII KING AND EMPEROR 1909
Five Cents 1911 10,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1911
Five Cents 1912 20,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1912
Five Cents 1916 20,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1916
Five Cents 1918 20,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1918
Five Cents 1919 20,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1919
Five Cents 1936 60,050 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1936
Five Cents 1939 20,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1942 30,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1943 40,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1944 40,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1945 65,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1947 40,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Five Cents 1949 40,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1950 225,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1952 100,000 Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head) KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Five Cents 1956 100,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1957 100,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1958 200,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1959 100,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1961 100,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1962 200,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1963 100,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1964 105,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1965 300,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1966 150,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1968 200,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1969 240,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1970 240,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1971 450,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1972 200,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Five Cents 1973 210,000 Portrait by Cecil Thomas QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
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Five Cents: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Sub-types Five Cents (Silver)
Five Cents (CuproNickel)
Five Cents (Nickel Brass)
From1894
To1973
Face Value5 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Material
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
Five Cents: Photos
ImageDetails
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: First reverse (1894).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Second reverse (1907 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cent, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Third reverse, in copper-nickel (1939).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1942
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Third reverse, in nickel brass (1942 - 1973).
Source
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Victoria (1894).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King Edward VII (1907 - 1909).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1919
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George V (1911 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cent, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VII, Emperor of India, in copper-nickel (1939).
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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1942
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VI, Emperor of India, in nickel brass (1942 - 1947).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VI (1949 - 1952).
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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1956 - 1973).
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