The Belize dollar is the official currency in Belize since 1978. Belize was a part of British Honduras where the Spanish Dollars circulated between 1765 and 1825. In 1885, a bronze coin 1 cent was introduced, followed by silver 5, 10, 25, and cents in 1894. Then, in 1973, British Honduras has renamed Belize. The government established the Monetary Authority of Belize as an official entity until 1982 when The Central Bank of Belize was created, and the first 1 dollar coin was introduced in 1990.
The 1 Dollar commemorative coin front design features the 30th Anniversary of the Central Bank of Belize, which opened in 1998. The reverse coin design has the Jabiru Stork and the denomination. This coin is part of the 2012 series, its rim is fluted segmented, and its color is gold.
Text: One Dollar, Central Bank of Belize 30th Anniversary, 1982-2012, Belize, 2012, 1.