1 Cent - Elizabeth II Hawksbill Turtle

1 Cent - Elizabeth II (Hawksbill Turtle) -  obverse1 Cent - Elizabeth II (Hawksbill Turtle) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer British Virgin Islands
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1985
Value 1 Cent (0.01 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 1.5 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 21877
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 42
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Marine Life Set - Hawksbill Turtle

Obverse

Lettering:
ELIZABETH THE SECOND··· BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
·1985·

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Hawksbill Turtle

Lettering: 1 CENT

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This coin is found in a proof set that has included stamps representing the coins. The proof set is more like a book encased in a PVC Jacket, rather than the typical snap case you would find most BVI proof coins in (Blue Encapsulated).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1985 FM 17 000 $ 14 Proof

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