Ten Cents 1959, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1959, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1959

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Mintage100,000
Obverse

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

At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 10 / CENTS; around within three equal compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1959.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1959
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1959: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Ten Cents 1959: References to Information Used
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
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Ten Cents 1959: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (CuproNickel)
Issued1959
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 1959: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 32