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5 Cents - George VI

5 Cents - George VI -  obverse5 Cents - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1949-1950
Value 5 Cents (0.05 HKD)
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 16.5 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1988
References KM# 26,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 16
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Lettering: KING GEORGE THE SIXTH

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Chinese value within beaded circle, date lower right

Lettering:
* HONG – KONG *
 香
仙 • 五
 港
FIVE CENTS 1950

Translation:
Hong Kong
5 Cents

Edge

Security edge

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1949  15,000,000 0.41 0.41 0.51 0.51
1949  Proof
1950  20,400,000 0.44 1.10 1.10
1950  Proof

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