Hong Kong 1902 10 cents

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck at the Royal Mint 1902-05 and this date is listed as common in all grades. No ten cent pieces were struck between 1905 and 1935, suggesting a substantial oversupply. British coinage for Hong Kong ceased in 1997 when the island was returned to China.

Recorded mintage: 18,000,000.

Specification: 2.7154 g, 0.800 fine silver, 0.069 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 13; Mars-C19.

Source:

  • Illustrated Catalog of Hong Kong Currency, Hong Kong: Mars Numismatic Co., 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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