10 Cents

10 Cents -  obverse10 Cents -  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 1993-2017
Value 10 Cents
0.10 HKD = USD 0.013
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 1.84 g
Diameter 17.55 mm
Thickness 1.18 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1579
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 66,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 50
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bauhinia or Hong Kong orchid flower (Binomial Name: 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 numerals above the date, and the denomination in English at the bottom

Lettering:
壹 毫
10
1995
TEN CENTS

Translation:
Ten Cents
10
1995
Ten 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

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

This coin was struck under the reign of Elizabeth II until the handover to China in 1997.

1993 coins are rare as they were not intended to circulate, and were only minted in presentation sets.

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  2%
1993  0.3% Proof
1994  $ 0.08 $ 0.08 $ 0.21 $ 0.21 $ 0.34 $ 2.61 23%
1995  $ 0.10 $ 0.10 $ 0.17 $ 0.31 $ 0.44 $ 1.06 32%
1996  $ 0.05 $ 0.05 $ 0.13 4%
1997  $ 0.05 $ 0.07 $ 0.11 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.32 $ 0.48 43%
1998  $ 0.11 $ 0.11 $ 0.16 $ 0.19 $ 0.23 $ 0.37 $ 0.53 59%
2017  $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.18 $ 0.48 8%

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