10 Cents - George VI

10 Cents - George VI -  obverse10 Cents - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1951
Value 10 Cents (0.10 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Nickel brass (79% copper, 20% zinc, 1% nickel)
Weight 4.5359 g
Diameter 20.6 mm
Thickness 1.96 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1575
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 25,
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# 17
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Lettering: KING GEORGE THE SIXTH

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Chinese value within beaded circle, date lower right

Lettering:
• HONG – KONG •
 香
毫 • 一
 港
TEN CENTS 1950

Translation:
Hong Kong
Ten Cents

Edge

Security edge

10 Cents - George VI -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  30 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.15 $ 0.25 $ 0.51 $ 0.93 33%
1948  0.5% Proof
1949  35 000 000 $ 0.20 $ 0.39 $ 0.37 $ 0.57 $ 1.02 46%
1949  0.3% Proof
1950  20 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.24 $ 0.31 $ 0.57 $ 1.00 $ 1.13 62%
1950  0.9% Proof
1951  5 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 13%
1951  0.3% Proof

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