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Banknotes from Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an island in the Pearl River Delta, in Southern China. British forces occupied the island in the First Opium war of 1839-42, and it became a formal overseas possession with the 1842 Treaty of Nanking. In 1860 and 1898, the territory of the colony was expanded beyond the original island, and a 99 year lease was signed to negotiate the return of the colony to China eventually. In December 1941 the Japanese Empire invaded and occupied the colony until 1945, whereupon British sovereignty was restored. The local population grew in the 1950s formed by expatriates from the communist revolution in China, and in 1984 a join Sino-British Agreement paved the way for a return to Chinese rule in 1997. Since then Hong Kong remains a Special Administrative Region of China and an important global finance centre.
Wikidata: Q8646

See also: People's Republic of China, China - Empire, United Kingdom

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Dollar (1863-date)

100 Cents = 1 Dollar

Available for swap 1 Cent
(1941)

Standard banknote
75 × 42 mm
P# 313
Available for swap 1 Cent - George VI
(1945-)

Standard banknote
89 × 41 mm
P# 321
Available for swap 1 Cent - Elizabeth II
(1961-1995)

Standard banknote
89 × 41 mm
P# 325
5 Cents
(1941)

Standard banknote
85 × 48 mm
P# 314
Available for swap 5 Cents - George VI
(1945)

Standard banknote
85 × 48 mm
P# 322
Available for swap 5 Cents - Elizabeth II
(1961-1965)

Standard banknote
95 × 44 mm
P# 326
10 Cents
(1941)

Standard banknote
95 × 55 mm
P# 315
10 Cents - George VI
(1945)

Standard banknote
95 × 55 mm
P# 323
1 Dollar (HSBC)
1879-1889

Standard banknote
125 × 190 mm
P# 113
1 Dollar
(1945)

Standard banknote
126 × 79 mm
P# 316
Available for swap 1 Dollar
1949-1952

Standard banknote
P# 324
Available for swap 1 Dollar
1952-1959

Standard banknote
126 × 79 mm
P# 324A
5 Dollars (HSBC)
1940-1941

Standard banknote
178 × 102 mm
P# 173c
Available for swap 5 Dollars (HSBC)
1941-1959

Standard banknote
178 × 102 mm
P# 173d
5 Dollars (HSBC)
1954-1959

Local banknote
178 × 102 mm
P# 180
Available for swap 5 Dollars (HSBC)
1959-1975

Standard banknote
142 × 79 mm
P# 181
5 Dollars (The Chartered Bank)
1975 (1970-1975)

Standard banknote
139 × 77 mm
P# 73
10 Dollars (HSBC)
1941-1959

Standard banknote
108 × 183 mm
P# 178

Numista referee for banknotes of this issuer is FeroxDrakenHK.

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