Ten Cents 1946, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1946, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1946

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Mintage10,000
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 1946.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1946
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1946: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Ten Cents 1946: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
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Ten Cents 1946: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (Silver)
Issued1946
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage10,000
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 1946: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 23