British Honduras: Coin Type Ten Cents - detailed information

British Honduras: Coin Type Ten Cents (issued 1894 - 1970)
Coin TypeTen 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

At centre within a circle of beads, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS and the date.

Reverse Inscription10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS [year]
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: Ten Cents (16)
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Ten Cents: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Sub-types Ten Cents (Silver)
Ten Cents (CuproNickel)
From1894
To1970
Face Value10 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialSilver to 1946, CuproNickel later
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
Ten Cents: Photos
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894
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Notes: Queen Victoria (1894).
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Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1919
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Notes: King George V (1918 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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Notes: King George VI (1939 - 1946).
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1956 - 1970).
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