10 Cents - Elizabeth II Independence

10 Cents - Elizabeth II (Independence) -  obverse10 Cents - Elizabeth II (Independence) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Barbados
Queen Elizabeth II (1966-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1976
Value 10 Cents
0.1 BBD = USD 0.05
Currency Dollar (1973-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.26 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 16983
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References KM# 21
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of Independence

Obverse

National Arms

Lettering:
1966 1976
PRIDE AND INDUSTRY
BARBADOS

Engraver: Philip Nathan

Philip Nathan (1941) is a sculptor and coin designer. He trained at Guildford School of Art, 1957-62, where he specialized in carving and terracotta modelling, then at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won the silver medal for sculpture. Worked for the Royal Mint as engraver and designer, between 1965 and 1968. Between 1968 and 1973 he worked at the Franklin Mint.

Reverse

Gull (probably a Laughing Gull) flying left, value below.

Lettering: TEN CENTS

Engraver: Philip Nathan

Philip Nathan (1941) is a sculptor and coin designer. He trained at Guildford School of Art, 1957-62, where he specialized in carving and terracotta modelling, then at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won the silver medal for sculpture. Worked for the Royal Mint as engraver and designer, between 1965 and 1968. Between 1968 and 1973 he worked at the Franklin Mint.

Edge

Milled

Comments

The Central Bank of Barbados identifies the bird as a tern (http://www.centralbank.org.bb/banknotes/circulation-coins/cultural-symbols-on-circulation-coins) but this is incorrect as terns have a forked tail.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1976 FM 2 500 6% Matte
1976 FM 12 000 $ 3.07 86% Proof
1976 FM 996 11% Special Uncirculated

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