Belize 1-CENT (KM38)
Belize 1-CENT (KM38)

Belize 1-CENT (KM38) Swallow-tailed Kite

Non-circulating coin

The Swallow-tailed kite first appeared on the 1-cent coin in 1974 and was the only year a round coin was issued. In 1975 the shape changed to a scalloped edge (KM46), and in 1977 the composition of the scalloped coin was changed to aluminum. The last year for the Swallow-tailed Kite 1-cent piece was 1984.

Like most of the Belize coins, this issue snuck into the Coin Zoo before I realized it was a non-circulating coin.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.3 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM38

Obverse Legend

BELIZE

Reverse Legend

ONE CENT

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