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Coin - 1 Dollar, Hong Kong, 1973 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15643

Summary:
1 Dollar, Issued by Hong Kong, 1973
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from John Barrow - Museum Victoria Education Office, 1982
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 11.78 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, 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: 1973 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials, CT, incuse on bust truncation
Reverse Description: At centre the heraldic crest of the Colony, the upper part of a crowned lion rampant holding a globe; below, 1973; around, HONG KONG ONE DOLLAR, the words divided by four Chinese characters
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Hong Kong, China, 1973
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1973
Artist: Mr Cecil Thomas, Great Britain, 1953
References: KM#35
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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