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20 Cents

20 Cents -  obverse 20 Cents -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1993-1998
Value 20 Cents
0.2 HKD = 0.026 USD
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Nickel-brass
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 67
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Bauhinia or Hong Kong orchid flower
Binomial Name: Bauhinia blakeana

Lettering:
香 港
HONG KONG

Translation: 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:
貳 毫
20
1998
TWENTY CENTS

Translation: Twenty 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

Comments

Struck under reign of Elizabeth II until the handover to China in 1997

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  0.23 0.37
1993  Proof
1994  0.08 0.34 0.38
1995  0.14 0.20 0.24
1997  0.10 0.16 0.20 0.22 0.11 0.37
1998  0.12 0.24 0.30 0.42 0.29 0.44

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