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1 Dollar - Victoria

1 Dollar - Victoria -  obverse 1 Dollar - Victoria -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1866-1868
Value 1 Dollar (1 HKD)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 26.9568 g
Diameter 38 mm
Thickness 2.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 10
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Lettering: VICTORIA QUEEN

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Reverse

English and Chinese lettering around Chinese maze pattern.

Lettering:
ONE DOLLAR

圓 壹

HONG KONG 1868

Translation:
Hongkong
One Dollar

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1866  2,109,000
1866  reeded edge; Proof
1866  smooth edge; Proof
1867  841.50 1,140.05 overdate variety exists; mintage included in 1866
1867  Proof
1868  Mintage included in 1866
1868  Proof

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