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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
1575
References KM# 25,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 17
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Script: Latin

Lettering: KING GEORGE THE SIXTH

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe Read more on Wikipedia

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

Scripts: Chinese, Latin

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

Translation:
Hong Kong
Ten Cents

Edge

Security edge

10 Cents - George VI -  obverse

© ZacUK

Mint

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1948  30 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.23 $ 0.49 $ 0.91 $ 1.60 $ 28 33%
1948  0.5% Proof
1949  35 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.28 $ 0.35 $ 0.53 $ 0.91 45%
1949  0.2% Proof
1950  20 000 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.22 $ 0.29 $ 0.54 $ 0.90 $ 1.00 $ 18 62%
1950  0.7% Proof
1951  5 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.18 $ 0.23 $ 0.54 $ 1.10 13%
1951  0.2% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 94
Lot 1963
Internet Archive
Aug 30, 2023 1948 UNC USD 66.08
(EUR 61.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 86
Lot 1948
Internet Archive
Jun 10, 2023 1948 UNC USD 28.16
(EUR 26.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 Cents - George VI
Katz
Auction 72
Lot 2343
Internet Archive
Dec 21, 2022 1948 USD 18.42
(EUR 17.00)
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