Cayman Islands 1972 10 cents
This type was issued for the Cayman Islands 1972-86. The island group south of Cuba was long ruled from Jamaica but came under separate administration after Jamaica obtained her independence in 1962. It is now famous as a tax haven and banking center much patronized by drug lords, ousted dictators and others seeking to avoid publicity.
Recorded mintage: 550,000.
Specification: copper-nickel, 21 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 3.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.