1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

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

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Features

Country 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
References KM# 43,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 26
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  120,000,000 0.13 0.30 0.30 0.56 0.72 0.80 3.94 57%
1979  104,908,000 0.13 0.14 0.24 0.52 0.75 1.67 9.42 52%
1980  100,000,000 0.52 0.29 0.47 0.72 1.21 2.74 42%

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