Fifty Cents 1906, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Fifty Cents 1906, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinFifty Cents 1906

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage15,000
Obverse
British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1906 - obverse photo

Crowned and robed bust of King Edward VII facing right; the King is wearing the Imperial Crown, the ermine Robe of State and the Collar of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath.

Below the bust truncation, in small letters are the artist's initials DES (for [George William] de Saulles).

Around, the monarch's legend: EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR
Reverse
British Honduras / Fifty Cents 1906 - reverse photo

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 50 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1906.

Reverse Inscription 50 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1906
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Fifty Cents 1906: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeFifty Cents (Silver)
Issued1906
MonarchKing Edward VII
EffigyPortrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust)
Face Value50 (x Cent)
Total Mintage15,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1981
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)11.6200
OCC IDDANM-QOPY-CYBD-EJYG
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Fifty Cents 1906: Photos
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Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1906
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Coin - 50 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1906
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Fifty Cents 1906: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 13