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1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

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

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Features

Country 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
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-1978
References KM# 31,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 22.1
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned bust 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

Edge

Security edge

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

© Cyrillius

Comments

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1960 H 40,000,000 0.89 0.89 1.49 1.91 5.75 KM#31.1 (Security edge)
1960 H KM#31.1 (Security edge) Proof
1960 H KM#31.2 (reeded without security edge)
1960 KN 40,000,000 0.56 1.72 KM#31.1 (Security edge)
1970 H 15,000,000 0.65 1.04 KM#31.1 (Security edge)

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