Ten Cents 1970, Coin from British Honduras - detailed information

Ten Cents 1970, Coin from British Honduras (demonetised 1981)
CoinTen Cents 1970

British Honduras was renamed to Belize in 1973. Later coins of this series are listed under Belize.

MintRoyal Mint Mintageunknown
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 1970.

Reverse Inscription 10 CENTS BRITISH HONDURAS 1970
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1970: References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
All (16) Coins of Country: British Honduras, Type: Ten Cents
Ten Cents 1970: Details
CountryBritish Honduras
CurrencyBritish Honduras Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents (CuproNickel)
Issued1970
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintageunknown
CurrentNo (demonetised 1981)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge W. de Saulles
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)2.3400
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Ten Cents 1970: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsBritish Honduras KM# 32