25 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse25 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Belize
Queen Belize › Elizabeth II (1964-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1974-2017
Value 25 Cents
0.25 BZD = USD 0.12
Currency Dollar (1885-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.6 g
Diameter 23.6 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 2238
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 36,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 6,
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 117
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

A crowned portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right.

Lettering:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
CT

Engraver: Cecil Thomas

Cecil Walter Thomas, OBE, FRBS, was a British sculptor and medallist. As a sculptor, he created many private memorials for display in churches and cemeteries and as a medallist was regularly commissioned by the Royal Mint.

Reverse

The denomination within a beaded circle and four sections, made of intertwined lines, date in lowest section outside of the inner circle.

Lettering:
BELIZE
25
CENTS
2003

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom

Comments

NOTE: From year 1992, this coin also exists under KM#117 in some Editions of Standard Catalog of World Coins, but it is the same coin, a mistake has been made in the Standard Catalog of World Coins, creating confusion. These coins are all the same and must be classified under KM#36.

Two main types are known.

Obverse

Die 1 - all details small, legend far from beads, cross of crown to the right of a bead, I in ELIZABETH between beads, 136 beads.
Die 2 - all details large, legend closer to beads, cross of crown to a bead, I in ELIZABETH to a bead, 121 beads.


Known combinations:
Die 1 1974, 1976.
Die 2 1974, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1985 (https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces15391.html), 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015, 2017.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1974  100 000 $ 0.37 $ 1.03 6%
1975  200 000 $ 0.50 1.9%
1976  790 000 $ 0.46 $ 0.45 $ 0.56 11%
1979  500 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.42 6%
1980  $ 0.51 $ 0.59 6%
1981  $ 0.56 $ 0.46 $ 1.08 6%
1986  $ 0.20 $ 0.14 5%
1987  $ 0.34 $ 0.68 6%
1988  $ 0.23 3%
1989  $ 0.37 $ 0.65 $ 1.13 $ 1.13 12%
1991  $ 0.12 $ 0.19 $ 0.56 $ 0.60 16%
1992  0.6%
1993  $ 0.23 $ 0.37 $ 0.51 11%
1994  $ 0.34 $ 1.00 13%
1998  0.4%
2000  $ 0.34 $ 0.65 $ 0.68 15%
2003  $ 0.25 $ 0.56 $ 0.49 $ 0.56 $ 2.26 27%
2007  $ 0.81 $ 0.56 $ 0.40 $ 1.23 $ 1.37 22%
2012  $ 0.23 $ 0.65 $ 0.61 10%
2015  $ 0.34 $ 0.32 $ 1.12 8%
2017  2%

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