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Coin - 1 Cent, Hong Kong, 1924 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13079

1 Cent, Issued by Hong Kong, 1924
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.590 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Hong Kong
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1924 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of dots, four Chinese characters; around above, HONG-KONG; below, . ONE CENT 1924 .
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1924
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1924
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
References: KM#16
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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