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Coin - 5 Cents, British Honduras (Belize), 1912 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12127

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by, British Honduras (Belize), 1912 H
Minted by The Mint, Birmingham.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.773 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), Heaton & Sons Mint, Birmingham, England, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Belize (British Honduras)
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: British Honduras
DateEra: 1912 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, crowned and robed bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA 1912; on bust truncation in small letters the artists initials, BM; below the date the mint mark, H
Reverse Description: At centre in two lines within a circle of beads, 5 / CENTS; around, BRITISH HONDURAS
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Belize (British Honduras), 1912
Mint: Heaton & Sons (Mint), Great Britain, 1912

Title of mint needs to be checked, may be "The Mint, Birmingham" at this date
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
References: KM#16
Pridmore 34
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, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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