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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,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 27
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  60,000,000 0.36 0.28 0.77 1.01 2.14 54%
1978  504,000 0.31 1.05 7%
1979  9,032,000 0.53 0.83 16%
1980  30,000,000 0.36 0.77 1.37 24%
1981  30,000,000 0.25 0.41 0.76 2.18 21%
1982  30,000,000 0.53 0.71 21%
1983  7,002,000 0.26 5%
1984  22,002,000 0.38 1.04 0.86 2.18 15%

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