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10 Dollars

10 Dollars -  obverse10 Dollars -  reverse

© Eugenie Desjardins

Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1994
Value 10 Dollars
10 HKD = 1.29 USD
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Bimetallic: gold (.9166) center in electrum ring (ring: .375 Au, .625 Ag)
Weight 18.5 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 70a
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:
拾 圓
10
1994
TEN DOLLARS

Translation: 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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1994  20,000

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