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Coin - 1 Cent, Hong Kong, 1863 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13060

1 Cent, Issued by, Hong Kong, 1863
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.489 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, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Hong Kong
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1863 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 1863
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1863
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1863
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
References: KM#4.1
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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