10 Dollars

10 Dollars -  obverse10 Dollars -  reverse

© Dario Silva Collection

Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Period Special Administrative Region (1997-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1993-1996
Value 10 Dollars
10 HKD = USD 1.27
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass centre in copper-nickel ring
Weight 11 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1581
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 70,
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# 56
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

Face value

Lettering:
拾 圓
10
1994
TEN DOLLARS

Translation:
Ten Dollars
10
1994
Ten 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

Segmented in 4 smooth and 4 reeded parts

10 Dollars -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

Comments

1996 coins were not released for circulation immediately. Instead, they were kept until 2014 to be released

Struck under 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 Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1993  3% Only in presentation sets
1993  30 000 0.5% Proof
1994  $ 1.13 $ 1.36 $ 1.36 $ 1.36 $ 1.36 $ 2.65 64%
1995  $ 1.05 $ 1.05 $ 1.05 $ 1.44 $ 1.98 $ 1.98 $ 3.69 46%
1996  $ 1.27 $ 1.27 6% Minted at Llantrisant, released in 2014

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 10 DollarsPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars
Heritage Auctions
2021 September 26 Hong Kong Autumn World Coins Showcase Auction 61229
Lot 97212
Internet Archive
Sep 26, 2021 1994 UNC
(NGC PR68 Ultra Cameo)
USD 780.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 10 DollarsPicture 1 of a sold 10 DollarsPicture 1 of a sold 10 DollarsPicture 1 of a sold 10 Dollars
Heritage Auctions
2021 December 11 - 13 HKINF World Coins Signature® Auction - Hong Kong 3095
Lot 36407
Internet Archive
Dec 11, 2021 1995 UNC
(PCGS MS67)
USD 660.00
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