Five Cents 1947, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Five Cents 1947, Coin from British Honduras
CoinFive Cents 1947

MintRoyal Mint Mintage40,000
Obverse

Crowned head of King George VI facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; below the neck truncation in small letters the artist's initials, PM (for Percy Metcalfe).

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Reverse

At centre in two lines within a circle of beads, 5 / CENTS; around, BRITISH HONDURAS 1947.

Reverse Inscription 5 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1947
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Five Cents 1947: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Five Cents 1947: References to Information Used
All (34) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Five Cents
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
Five Cents 1947: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeFive Cents (Nickel Brass)
Issued1947
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value5 (x Cent)
Mintage40,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber)
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)20.2600
Mass (g)3.6200
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Five Cents 1947: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 22a