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 = USD 0.13
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.1 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Thickness 1.90 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 1583
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 43,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 26
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Young bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right

Script: Latin

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin Read more on Wikipedia

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

Scripts: Chinese, Latin

Lettering:
HONG 香 KONG
圓 壹
1978
ONE 港 DOLLAR

Translation:
Hong Kong
One Dollar

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1978  120 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.26 $ 0.28 $ 0.43 $ 0.63 $ 0.71 $ 2.80 57%
1979  104 908 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.14 $ 0.24 $ 0.44 $ 0.65 $ 1.50 $ 2.10 52%
1980  100 000 000 $ 0.26 $ 0.26 $ 0.41 $ 0.58 $ 1.10 $ 1.90 42%

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Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 September 26 Hong Kong Autumn World Coins Showcase Auction 61229
Lot 97206
Internet Archive
Sep 26, 2021 1979 UNC USD 252.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 April 11 Hong Kong Spring World Coins Special Monthly Online Auction 61204
Lot 99191
Internet Archive
Apr 4, 2021 1979 UNC USD 528.00
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