Fifty Cents 1971, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Fifty Cents 1971, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinFifty Cents 1971

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

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Mintage30,000
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT (for Cecil Thomas) incuse on the bust truncation.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 50 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1971.

Reverse Inscription 50 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1971
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Fifty Cents 1971: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeFifty Cents (CuproNickel)
Issued1971
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value50 (x Cent)
Mintage30,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1981
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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Fifty Cents 1971: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 28