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Coin - 10 Cents, Hong Kong, 1939 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13022

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Hong Kong, 1939 KN
Minted by King's Norton Co.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.542 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Hong Kong
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1939 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; artist's initials, PM, below neck
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of dots, four Chinese characters; around, . HONG - KONG . TEN CENTS 1939; the mint mark, KN near edge divided by the word CENTS
Edge Description: Milled with central security path of dots
Shape: Round
Material: Nickel
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1939
Mint: King's Norton Metal Co. (Mint), England, Great Britain, 1939
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#23 (larger head than KM#21)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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