Ten Cents 1959, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

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

MintRoyal Mint 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