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Coin - 5 Cents, Hong Kong, 1939 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13108

5 Cents, Issued by Hong Kong, 1939 KN
Minted by King's Norton Co.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.62 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: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned head of George VI 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 . FIVE CENTS 1939
Edge Description: Milled with central path of dots
Shape: Round
Material: Nickel
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1939
Mint: King's Norton Metal Co. (Mint), Great Britain, 1939
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#22
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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