• 10 Cents 1969-1989, KM# 47, Jamaica, Elizabeth II
  • 10 Cents 1969-1989, KM# 47, Jamaica, Elizabeth II
Description

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Obverse

Depicts the Jamaican coat of arms, the country name above, year of the issue below.

The Jamaican coat of arms shows a male and female member of the Taino tribe standing on either side of a shield which bears a red cross with five golden pineapples. The crest shows a Jamaican crocodile mounted on the Royal Helmet of the British Monarchy and mantling. The original was designed by William Sancroft, then Archbishop of Canterbury.

The motto "Out of Many, One People" is a tribute to the unity of the different cultural minorities inhabiting the nation.

JAMAICA
OUT OF MANY, ONE PEOPLE
1989

Reverse

Depicts a butterfly (left) on a plant with flowers.

TEN CENTS
10

Edge

10 Cents

Wide legend, Non-magnetic
KM# 47
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 5.75 g
Diameter 23.6 mm
Thickness 1.73 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Franklin Mint (FM)

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