Ten Cents 1956, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1956, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1956

The first issue of this denomination for Elizabeth II from British Honduras.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage100,000
Obverse
British Honduras / Ten Cents 1956 - obverse photo

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
British Honduras / Ten Cents 1956 - reverse photo

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1956.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1956
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1956: Known varieties
Variety Proof British Honduras / Ten Cents 1956 / Proof - obverse photo British Honduras / Ten Cents 1956 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Ten Cents 1956: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
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Ten Cents 1956: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (CuproNickel)
Issued1956
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage100,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)2.3400
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Ten Cents 1956: Photos
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1956
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British Honduras 1956 10 cents
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British Honduras 1956 10 cents
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Ten Cents 1956: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 32