20 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

20 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse20 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1975-1983
Value 20 Cents
0.2 HKD = USD 0.026
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.37 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1573
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 36,
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# 24
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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

Chinese value within beaded circle, date lower right

Lettering:
*HONG – KONG*
 香
毫 • 貳
 港
TWENTY CENTS 1975

Translation:
Hong Kong
Twenty Cents

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1975  71 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.26 $ 0.22 $ 0.33 $ 0.33 $ 0.41 $ 0.46 38%
1976  42 000 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.27 $ 0.30 $ 0.26 $ 3.30 23%
1977  $ 0.13 $ 0.06 $ 0.12 $ 0.22 $ 0.46 $ 0.33 21%
1978  86 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.21 $ 0.20 $ 0.23 $ 0.33 $ 0.39 42%
1979  94 500 000 $ 0.03 $ 0.28 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.26 $ 0.22 $ 1.00 34%
1980  65 000 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.28 $ 0.26 $ 0.38 $ 0.03 27%
1982  30 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.19 $ 0.22 $ 0.28 14%
1983  15 000 000 $ 0.50 $ 0.56 8%

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