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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 3rd portrait

Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1992
Value 2 Dollars
HKD = 0.26 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8.4 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 2.03 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 60, Schön# 45
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

Standing crowned lion above date and value

Lettering:
HONG 香 KONG
圓 貳
1990
TWO 港 DOLLARS

Translation:
Hong Kong
Two Dollars

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1985  10,002,000
1986  15,000,000 0.99 0.62
1987  0.40
1988  5,000,000 0.50
1988  20,000 Proof
1989  33,000,000 0.26
1990  0.59 0.89
1992  4,370,000

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