5 Dollars

5 Dollars -  obverse5 Dollars -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Ruling authority Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Special Administrative Region (1997-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1993-2019
Value 5 Dollars
5 HKD = USD 0.64
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 13.4 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1576
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 65,
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# 55
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bauhinia or Hong Kong orchid flower (Bauhinia blakeana)

Lettering:
香 港
HONG KONG

Translation:
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Engraver: Joseph Yam

Joseph YAM Chi-kwong (born 1948, Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong statistician, economist and civil servant. He was the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Hong Kong's de facto central bank, holding the position for 16 years. He designed the first "Bauhinia" coins that replaced coins bearing the Queen's Head coins in Hong Kong starting 1993.

Reverse

The value in letters below the date with the denomination in numerals above

Lettering:
伍 圓
5
2017
FIVE DOLLARS

Translation:
Five Dollars
5
2017
Five Dollars

Engraver: Joseph Yam

Joseph YAM Chi-kwong (born 1948, Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong statistician, economist and civil servant. He was the first Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Hong Kong's de facto central bank, holding the position for 16 years. He designed the first "Bauhinia" coins that replaced coins bearing the Queen's Head coins in Hong Kong starting 1993.

Edge

Security edge with lettering

Lettering: HONG KONG FIVE DOLLARS 香 港 伍 圓

Translation: Hong Kong Five Dollars

5 Dollars -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  $ 0.72 $ 0.67 $ 1.01 $ 1.13 $ 1.38 $ 2.33 64%
1993  2% Proof
1995  $ 0.57 $ 1.13 $ 1.31 13%
1997  $ 1.33 $ 0.57 $ 1.13 $ 1.34 16%
1998  $ 0.51 $ 0.69 $ 1.38 20%
2012  $ 0.62 $ 0.96 $ 0.76 12%
2013  $ 0.56 $ 1.08 $ 0.77 12%
2015  $ 1.02 $ 1.20 5%
2017  2%
2019  0.04%

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