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Coin - 50 Cents, Hong Kong, 1951 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13110

Summary:
50 Cents, Issued by Hong Kong, 1951
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.82 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), 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: 1951 AD
Denomination: 50 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned head of George VI facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; artist's initials, PM, below neck
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of dots, four Chinese characters; around above, HONG-KONG; around below, . FIFTY CENTS 1951 .
Edge Description: Milled with security central line
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1951
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1951
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#27.1
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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