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10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

10 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse10 Cents - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Eastern Caribbean States
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1955-1965
Value 10 Cents (0.1)
Currency British West Indies dollar (1935-1965)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.57 g
Diameter 18.01 mm
Thickness 1.35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 5
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to the 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 "Golden Hind", ship of Sir Francis Drake (1542-1596), corsair and English explorer

Lettering:
BRITISH CARIBBEAN TERRITORIES
TEN CENTS
10 10
1965
· EASTERN GROUP ·

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1955  5,000,000 0.12 0.27 0.71 0.92 34%
1955  2,000 0.5% Proof
1956  4,000,000 0.20 0.46 1.62 27%
1956  0.3% Proof
1959  2,000,000 0.28 0.33 16%
1959  0.4% Proof
1961  1,260,000 0.05 0.25 0.21 9%
1961  0.3% Proof
1962  1,200,000 0.20 0.32 11%
1962  0.3% Proof
1964  1,400,000 0.43 14%
1965  3,200,000 0.37 0.21 0.28 0.77 0.85 1.18 53%
1965  0.8% Proof
1965  0.9% Prooflike

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