British Hong Kong coins catalog

British Hong Kong (1841-1997)

Hong Kong Dollar=100 cents; Cent=10 mils

Victoria queen of Great Britain (1837-1901)

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1867
1 dollar 1867 (1866-1868)

silver
ONE DOLLAR / HONG KONG 1867 / Shou character (Good Luck signs) within ornament
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 500-700 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1892
50 cents 1892 (1890-1892)

silver
50 CENTS / HONG-KONG 1892
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 250-350 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 20 cents 1896
20 cents 1896 (1866-1898)

silver
TWENTY CENTS 1896 / HONG-KONG
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 70-100 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1897
10 cents 1897 (1863-1901)

silver
TEN CENTS 1897 / HONG-KONG
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 6-8 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1890
5 cents 1890 (1866-1901)

silver
FIVE CENTS 1890 / HONG-KONG
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned head left
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 1 cent 1865
1 cent 1865 (1863-1877)

bronze
27.8 mm.
ONE CENT 1865 / HONG-KONG
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 10-15 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 cent 1901
1 cent 1901 (1879-1901)

bronze
27.6 mm.
ONE CENT 1901 / HONG-KONG
VICTORIA QUEEN / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 7-10 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 1 mil 1865
1 mil 1865 (1863-1865)

bronze
hole in center
ONE MIL / HONG KONG / 1865 VR / Square, hole in center crown above
Coin value - 15-25 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 mil 1866
1 mil 1866

bronze
hole in center
ONE MIL / HONG-KONG / 1866 VR / Square, hole in center crown above
Coin value - 15-25 USD

 

 

Edward VII king of Great Britain (1901-1910)

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1905
50 cents 1905 (1902-1905)

silver
50 CENTS / HONGKONG 1905
EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR / Crowned bust right
Coin value - 250-350 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 20 cents 1902
20 cents 1902 (1902-1905)

silver
TWENTY CENTS 1902 / HONG-KONG
EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR / Crowned bust right
Coin value - 300-500 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1903
10 cents 1903 (1902-1905)

silver
TEN CENTS 1903 / HONG-KONG
EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR / Crowned bust right
Coin value - 8-12 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1904
5 cents 1904 (1903-1905)

silver
FIVE CENTS 1904 / HONG-KONG
EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR / Crowned bust right
Coin value - 5-7 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 cent 1904
1 cent 1904 (1902-1905)

bronze
ONE CENT 1904 / HONG-KONG
EDWARD VIII KING & EMPEROR / Crowned bust right
Coin value - 4-7 USD

 

 

George V king of Great Britain (1910-1936)

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1936
10 cents 1936 (1935-1936)

copper-nickel
TEN CENTS 1933 / HONG-KONG
GEORG V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 4-6 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1932
5 cents 1932 (1932-1933)

silver
FIVE CENTS 1932 / HONG-KONG
GEORG V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 8-12 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1935
5 cents 1935

copper-nickel
FIVE CENTS 1935 / HONG-KONG
GEORG V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 15-25 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 1 cent 1925
1 cent 1925 (1919-1926)

bronze
ONE CENT 1925 / HONG-KONG
GEORG V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 4-6 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 cent 1933
1 cent 1933 (1931-1934)

bronze
ONE CENT 1933 / HONG-KONG
GEORG V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned bust left
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

 

George VI king of Great Britain (1936-1952)

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1951
50 cents 1951

copper-nickel
FIFTY CENTS 1951 / HONG-KONG
KING GEORG THE SIXTH / Crowned head left
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1937
10 cents 1937

nickel
TEN CENTS 1937 / HONG-KONG
GEORG VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned head left
Coin value - 3-4 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1938
10 cents 1938 (1938-1939)

nickel
TEN CENTS 1938 / HONG-KONG
GEORG VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned head left
Coin value - 7-10 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1950
10 cents 1950

nickel-brass
TEN CENTS 1950 / HONG-KONG
KING GEORG THE SIXTH / Crowned head left
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1937
5 cents 1937

nickel
small head, large font
FIVE CENTS 1937 / HONG-KONG
GEORG VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned head left
Coin value - 5-8 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1938
5 cents 1938 (1938-1941)

nickel
large head, small font
FIVE CENTS 1938 / HONG-KONG
GEORG VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA / Crowned head left
Coin value - 7-10 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1950
5 cents 1950 (1949-1950)

nickel-brass
FIVE CENTS 1950 / HONG-KONG
KING GEORG THE SIXTH / Crowned head left
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

 

Elizabeth II queen of Great Britain (1952-1997)

coin Hong Kong 10 dollars 1994
10 dollars 1994 (1993-1996)

bi-metallic - brass-nickel/copper-nickel
10 1994 / TEN DOLLARS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 5 dollars 1976
5 dollars 1976 (1976-1979)

copper-nickel
FIVE DOLLARS / HONG KONG / 1976
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 dollars 1980
5 dollars 1980 (1980-1984)

copper-nickel
FIVE DOLLARS / HONG KONG / 1980
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 dollars 1980
5 dollars 1988 (1985-1989)

copper-nickel
FIVE DOLLARS / HONG KONG / 1988
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 dollars 1993
5 dollars 1993 (1993- )

copper-nickel
5 1993 / FIVE DOLLARS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 2 dollars 1980
2 dollars 1980 (1975-1984)

copper-nickel
TWO DOLLARS / HONG KONG / 1980 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 2 dollars 1988
2 dollars 1988 (1985-1992)

copper-nickel
TWO DOLLARS / HONG KONG / 1988 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 2 dollars 1993
2 dollars 1993 (1993- )

copper-nickel
2 / 1993 / TWO DOLLARS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1960
1 dollar 1960 (1960-1970)

copper-nickel
edge security
ONE DOLLAR / HONG KONG / 1960 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1973
1 dollar 1973 (1971-1975)

copper-nickel
edge reeded
ONE DOLLAR / HONG KONG / 1973 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1978
1 dollar 1978 (1978-1980)

copper-nickel
ONE DOLLAR / HONG KONG / 1978 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1987
1 dollar 1987 (1987-1992)

copper-nickel
ONE DOLLAR / HONG KONG / 1987 / Upright crowned lion with orb left
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1993
1 dollar 1993

nickel plated steel
1 1993 / ONE DOLLAR
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - 2-4 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 1 dollar 1994
1 dollar 1994 (1994- )

copper-nickel
1 1994 / ONE DOLLAR
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1963
50 cents 1963 (1958-1970)

copper-nickel
weight 5.85 g.
FIFTY CENTS 1963 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 1-2 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1972
50 cents 1972 (1971-1975)

copper-nickel
weight 5.00 g.
FIFTY CENTS 1972 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - ~1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1977
50 cents 1977 (1977-1980)

nickel-brass
FIFTY CENTS 1977 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1990
50 cents 1990 (1988-1990)

nickel-brass
FIFTY CENTS 1990 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 3-6 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 50 cents 1997
50 cents 1997 (1993- )

brass plated steel
50 / 1997 / FIFTY CENTS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 20 cents 1983
20 cents 1983 (1975-1983)

nickel-brass
TWENTY CENTS 1983 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 20 cents 1991
20 cents 1991 (1985-1991)

nickel-brass
TWENTY CENTS 1991 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 20 cents 1997
20 cents 1997 (1993- )

nickel-brass
20 / 1997 / TWENTY CENTS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1965
10 cents 1965 (1955-1968)

nickel-brass
edge reeded and security
TEN CENTS 1965 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1978
10 cents 1978 (1971-1980)

nickel-brass
other spelling of the lower hieroglyph, edge reeded
TEN CENTS 1978 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1982
10 cents 1982 (1982-1984)

nickel-brass
10 1982 / TEN CENTS / HONG KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Young bust right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1990
10 cents 1990 (1985-1992)

nickel-brass
10 1990 / TEN CENTS / HONG KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 10 cents 1997
10 cents 1997 (1993- )

brass plated steel
10 / 1997 / TEN CENTS
HONG KONG / Bauhinia flower
Coin value - <1 USD

 

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1965
5 cents 1965 (1958-1967)

nickel-brass
edge reeded and security
FIVE CENTS 1965 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1971
5 cents 1971 (1971-1980)

nickel-brass
edge reeded
FIVE CENTS 1971 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - <1 USD

 

coin Hong Kong 5 cents 1988
5 cents 1988

nickel-brass
FIVE CENTS 1988 / HONG-KONG
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND / Crowned head right
Coin value - 5-10 USD

 

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