1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Hong Kong (China)
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-1997)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1978-1980
Value 1 Dollar (1 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.1 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness 1.90 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 1583
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 43,
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# 26
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Upright crowned lion with the issuer on top and the denomination below

Lettering:
HONG 香 KONG
圓 壹
1978
ONE 港 DOLLAR

Translation:
Hong Kong
One Dollar

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  120 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.29 $ 0.28 $ 0.51 $ 0.68 $ 0.77 $ 3.68 57%
1979  104 908 000 $ 0.09 $ 0.14 $ 0.23 $ 0.49 $ 0.70 $ 1.56 $ 2.26 52%
1980  100 000 000 $ 0.21 $ 0.34 $ 0.27 $ 0.44 $ 0.65 $ 1.15 $ 1.49 42%

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