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Hong Kong 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 Cents 1863 to 1992

 Date: 1902 
 Mint mark: not apparent 
 Size: medium 
 Description from requester: Face:edward v11 kingandemperor man facing right with crown.back:4 asian symbols inside beaded circle ,in centre of 4 asian symbols a small dot.outside the beaded circle it says hong-kong twenty cents 1902 
 [Request 1110 received from serene, Monday, 24-Aug-2009, answered by Chris] 
 [Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tuesday, 30-Apr-2013] 

Hong Kong 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 Cents 1863 to 1992 | 20 5 10 hong 50 1 kong queen twenty circle emperor character king bar woman man pearl nickel line bead Exotic Hong Kong, now part of China, was under British authority starting in the mid 1800s all the way to 1997. As such, coins from British Hong Kong carry the reigning monarch's portait on one side.

The 1, 5, 10, 20 and some of the 50 cent denominations have the same pattern on the back of the coin. The words HONG-KONG and the denomination encircle four Chinese characters. Some 50 cent coins have four Chinese characters, but they are not at the center. Recent issues sometimes sport wavy edges. Different metals are used, including copper, 80% silver, brass, and nickel.

Even though they are exotic, most of these coins are worth only a dollar or two US. As always, coins in better shape, with little wear, no problems, and attractive eye appeal are worth much more than coins that are below par.

The listings below give catalog values in US dollars for problem-free coins in average circulated condition. Coins that are worn will be worth about one-half these values, often less. Conversely, well-preserved coins will be worth three or four times these values. Individual dates are not very important, except as called out below. This page applies only to coins with a British monarch and 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cent denominations. Other denominations, such as half dollar and dollar, are not covered here.

These are inflated catalog values. Use our Important Terminology page to fully understand what this tricky weasel word means.

before 1900: $10
1902 to 1919: $5
1923 to 1926: $3
1931 to 1934: $1
after 1934: less than $1
1941: $2500 (a very rare coin)

before 1882: $10
1881 to 1905: $3
after 1905: less than $1
1941H: $750 (a rare coin)
1941KN: $300 (a rare coin)

before 1883: $10
1883 to 1905: $3
1935 and 1936: $1
after 1936: less than $1
1864: $550
1866 (last 6 over 5): $120
1872H: $25
1905: $400

before 1884: $30
1884 to 1901: $18
1902 and 1904: $40
after 1904: less than $1
1879: $550
1880H: $125
1881: $275
1905: $600

before 1902: $60
1902 to 1905: $30
1951: $2
1952 to date: less than $1
1892H: $125 (must have H mint mark)

Half dollars and dollars are not covered on this page.

Tags: 20 5 10 hong 50 1 kong queen twenty circle emperor character king bar woman man pearl nickel line bead crown style dot straight 11 edward v inside 4 asian cent circles characters emperio circal crrcle queens rings emperer japan emperado circlet cicurling emperador logograms emperur emporer circlr empereur circling queem imperaior circular circel cirlces emperuer ringed china eporor circled kings ring empreradur cirle cirlce crpwn mans tiera nichol beading crowns period male dots female periods beads womans crowned pionts nickle points halfcrown crwon nickels tiarra women bars ladies tiara stylized boy ladys pearls femal nikel feminine females beaded womens lady lines princess nichel lsdy empress point oriental edwardus symbol dward edwards edwardvs edourdand pennys peny pennies cents penny japanesse chinese japanize chin chian japenese japanese japanise chineese chine symobols symbal symbles symbels simble simbol symbols


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