Ten Cents 1944, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1944, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1944

MintRoyal Mint Mintage30,000
Obverse

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

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1944.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1944
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1944: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Ten Cents 1944: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
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Ten Cents 1944: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (Silver)
Issued1944
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage30,000
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 1944: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 23