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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1894 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12121

Summary:
Proof 5 Cents, Issued by, British Honduras (Belize), 1894.
Minted at Royal Mint, London.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.162 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
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, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), George William De Saulles, Medallist (1862-1903), George William de Saulles, Sculptor, Designer & Engraver (1862-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Belize (British Honduras)
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: British Honduras
DateEra: 1894 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed head facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads in two lines, 5 / CENTS; around within three compartments, BRITISH HONDURAS 1894
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Belize (British Honduras), 1894
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, Great Britain, 1894
Artist: Mr William Thread - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
Artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
References: KM#7
Pridmore 30
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1965
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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