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Specimen Coin - 1 Cent, Hong Kong, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13070

Summary:
1 Cent, Issued by Hong Kong, 1899
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.591 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Hong Kong
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1899 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the Queen wearing ornamental bodice facing left; around VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of dots, four Chinese characters; around, . HONG - KONG . ONE CENT 1899
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1899
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1899
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London
References: KM#4.3
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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