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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-1984
Value 2 Dollars
2 HKD = 0.26 USD
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8.4 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.03 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 37,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 27
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Standing crowned lion above date and value

Lettering:
HONG 香 KONG
圓 貳
1975
TWO 港 DOLLARS

Translation:
Hong Kong
Two Dollars

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  60,000,000 0.15 0.23 0.72 0.97 2.03 54%
1978  504,000 0.58 7%
1979  9,032,000 0.57 0.78 15%
1980  30,000,000 0.76 1.40 23%
1981  30,000,000 0.50 0.74 21%
1982  30,000,000 0.44 0.68 21%
1983  7,002,000 5%
1984  22,002,000 0.83 0.83 15%

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