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50 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

50 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse 50 Cents - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1977-1980
Value 50 Cents
0.5 HKD = 0.06 USD
Metal Nickel-brass
Weight 4.9 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 41, Schön# 25
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: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Chinese value within beaded circle, date lower right

Lettering:
* HONG – KONG *
 香
毫 • 伍
 港
FIFTY CENTS 1980

Translation:
Hong Kong
Fifty Cents

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Struck at Llantrisant, Wales.

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1977  60,001,000 0.36 0.28 0.41 0.30
1978  70,000,000 0.14 0.29 0.30
1979  60,640,000 0.36 0.27 0.34 0.43 0.88
1980  120,000,000 0.12 0.56 0.45

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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