British Honduras 1894 10 cents
This specimen was lot 13076 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $2,232. The catalog description noted, "BRITISH HONDURAS. 10 Cents, 1894. NGC PROOF-63. Possibly only 25 minted according to KM. Toned. From the Demarete Collection." This one year type is not rare in circulated condition but the proofs are rare.
Recorded mintage: 126,000 plus 25 proofs.
Specification: 2.32 g, .925 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-8.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.