Five Cents, Coin Type from British Honduras - detailed information

Five Cents, Coin Type from British Honduras (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 NameReverseObverseDetails
Five Cents 1894 British Honduras / Five Cents 1894 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1894 - obverse photo Material: 0.925 Silver
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 128,000
Five Cents 1907 British Honduras / Five Cents 1907 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1907 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 10,000
Five Cents 1909 British Honduras / Five Cents 1909 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1909 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 10,000
Five Cents 1911 British Honduras / Five Cents 1911 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1911 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 10,000
Five Cents 1912 British Honduras / Five Cents 1912 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1912 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)
Mintage: 20,000
Five Cents 1916 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint)
Mintage: 20,000
Five Cents 1918 Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 20,000
Five Cents 1919 British Honduras / Five Cents 1919 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1919 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 20,000
Five Cents 1936 British Honduras / Five Cents 1936 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1936 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 60,050
Five Cents 1939 British Honduras / Five Cents 1939 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1939 - obverse photo Material: CuproNickel
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 20,000
Five Cents 1942 British Honduras / Five Cents 1942 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1942 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 30,000
Five Cents 1943 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 40,000
Five Cents 1944 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 40,000
Five Cents 1945 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 65,000
Five Cents 1947 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 40,000
Five Cents 1949 British Honduras / Five Cents 1949 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1949 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 40,000
Five Cents 1950 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 225,000
Five Cents 1952 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1956 British Honduras / Five Cents 1956 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1956 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1957 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1958 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 200,000
Five Cents 1959 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1961 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1962 British Honduras / Five Cents 1962 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1962 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 200,000
Five Cents 1963 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 100,000
Five Cents 1964 British Honduras / Five Cents 1964 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1964 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 105,000
Five Cents 1965 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 300,000
Five Cents 1966 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 150,000
Five Cents 1968 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 200,000
Five Cents 1969 British Honduras / Five Cents 1969 - reverse photo British Honduras / Five Cents 1969 - obverse photo Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 240,000
Five Cents 1970 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 240,000
Five Cents 1971 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 450,000
Five Cents 1972 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 200,000
Five Cents 1973 Material: Nickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 210,000
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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).
Source
Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Second reverse (1907 - 1936).
Source
Proof Coin - 5 Cent, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Third reverse, in copper-nickel (1939).
Source
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).
Source
Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1907
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King Edward VII (1907 - 1909).
Source
Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1919
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George V (1911 - 1936).
Source
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).
Source
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).
Source
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1949
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George VI (1949 - 1952).
Source
Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1956 - 1973).
Source