Ten Cents 1939, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1939, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1939

MintRoyal Mint Mintage20,000
Obverse
British Honduras / Ten Cents 1939 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the King 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
British Honduras / Ten Cents 1939 - reverse photo

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1939.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1939
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1939: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Ten Cents 1939: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
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Ten Cents 1939: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (Silver)
Issued1939
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage20,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)2.3240
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Ten Cents 1939: Photos
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1939
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British Honduras 1939 10 cents
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British Honduras 1939 10 cents
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Ten Cents 1939: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 23