Menu

50 Cents

50 Cents -  obverse 50 Cents -  reverse

© Square Root Lolly

Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Common coin
Years 1993-2015
Value 50 Cents
0.5 HKD = 0.06 USD
Metal Brass plated Steel
Weight 4.86 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.81 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 68, Schön# 52
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Bauhinia or Hong Kong orchid flower
Binomial Name: Bauhinia blakeana

Lettering:
香 港
HONG KONG

Translation: Hongkong

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

Facial value

Lettering:
伍 毫
50
2015
FIFTY CENTS

Translation: Fifty Cents

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

Reeded

Comments

Struck under reign of Elizabeth II until the handover to China in 1997

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  0.39
1993  Proof
1994  0.56 0.94
1995  0.51
1997  0.23
1998  0.20 0.38 0.11
2015 

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: nabingiri, LUCASA, Garo22, eric35, ZobiZareta, jipe09, deandemos, kugla, Roberto-9558, Smetsys, PLH28, jamser89, François_le_Français, alalbani, aarez, m_hori, jesse, JOCA, alp, Rocomon, ngfriedrichs, LUCAS1378, bbybugs, AU24K, LYahoo, jcs121368, vksharma239, Jadish, Sim420, Limbru, Lander87, Mael4, alexserg, AmerSalmeh, Eerovisser, Kuna, Oh-Moon, Montyland, relief, fouac45, numis46, 77vonspee77

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: Nepal
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×21)
Country: Canada
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×174)
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Germany
Languages : German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×60)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×37)
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×237)
Country: Germany
Languages : German English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×92)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×44)
Country: Ireland
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×197)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×59)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Languages : Arabic English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×388)
Country: Estonia
Languages : Estonian English Finnish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: Japan
Languages : English Japanese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×105)
Country: Canada
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×235)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×20)
Country: United States
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Germany
Languages : German English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×59)
Country: Austria
Languages : German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: France
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×376)
Country: Canada
Languages : Chinese English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×96)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: Moldova
Languages : English Romanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×29)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×71)
Country: Japan
Languages : English Japanese Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×199)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×20)
Country: Canada
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Argentina
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×171)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Languages : Arabic English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×110)
Country: United States
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×567)
Country: Croatia
Languages : German English Croatian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×465)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish French Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: New Zealand
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×33)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×76)
Country: France
Languages : English Spanish French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×156)
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 5 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Hong Kong

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data about this coin
50 Cents