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Proof Coin - 10 Cents, British Caribbean Territories, 1955 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12049

Proof 10 Cents, Issued by, British Caribbean Territories, 1955.
Minted at Royal Mint, London.

Note:The British Caribbean Territories grouping was dissolved in 1965 with some members forming the East Caribbean States; see also the Caribbean Development Bank issues.
Statement Of Significance:
The British Carribean Territory Eastern Group was made up of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Leeward Islands (Anguilla, Saba, St. Kitts, Nevis and Antigua), The Windward Islands (Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Granada), British Guiana and the British Virgin Islands. It was formed in 1950 and ended in 1965.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.591 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, 1955
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: British Caribbean Territories
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1955 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT, incuse on the bust truncation
Reverse Description: Three-masted sailing ship sailing to left dividing two sets of denomination numerals, 10; around in two lines; BRITISH CARRIBEAN TERRITORIES EASTERN GROUP / TEN CENTS 1955
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: British Caribbean Territories, 1955
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, Great Britain, 1955
Artist: Mr Cecil Thomas, Great Britain, 1953
References: Remick Y5
  1. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 73 - 74 Pages
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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