1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1960-1970
Value 1 Dollar (1 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.7 g
Diameter 29.8 mm
Thickness 2.25 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 January 1978
Number N# 1066
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 31,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 22.1
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

The crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Cecil Thomas

Cecil Walter Thomas, OBE, FRBS, was a British sculptor and medallist. As a sculptor, he created many private memorials for display in churches and cemeteries and as a medallist was regularly commissioned by the Royal Mint.

Reverse

Standing crowned lion above date and value

Lettering:
HONG 香 KONG
圓 壹
1960
ONE 港 DOLLAR
KN

Translation:
Hong Kong
One Dollar
1960
One Dollar
KN

Edge

Security edge

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mints

H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

Comments

Mintmark below "LL" of "DOLLAR"; Differs from KM#35 in that this coin has the security edge

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1960 H 40 000 000 $ 0.24 $ 0.37 $ 0.72 $ 0.79 $ 1.49 $ 3.54 $ 3.09 75% KM#31.1 (Security edge)
1960 H 0.8% KM#31.1 (Security edge) Proof
1960 H 5% KM#31.2 (reeded without security edge)
1960 KN 40 000 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.56 $ 0.99 $ 1.87 $ 5.62 26% KM#31.1 (Security edge)
1970 H 15 000 000 $ 0.63 $ 0.75 $ 2.31 $ 3.64 21% KM#31.1 (Security edge)

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