Proof 50 Cents, Issued by, British Caribbean Territories, 1955.
Minted at Royal Mint, London.
Note:The British Caribbean Territories grouping was dissolved in 1965 with some members forming the East Caribbean States; see also the Caribbean Development Bank issues.
Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT, incuse on the bust truncation
The Queen standing facing left in a biga of hippocampi holding an orb and trident; below four shields of the countries involved in the Territories; around in two lines BRITISH CARRIBEAN TERRITORIES EASTERN GROUP FIFTY CENTS; below, divided by the lowest shield, 1955
The British Carribean Territory Eastern Group was made up of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Leeward Islands (Anguilla, Saba, St. Kitts, Nevis and Antigua), The Windward Islands (Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Granada), British Guiana and the British Virgin Islands. It was formed in 1950 and ended in 1965.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
30 mm (Outside Diameter), 12.938 g (Weight)
Remick Y7 KM#7
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 73 - 74 Pages
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.