Hong Kong 1903 5 cents

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from the Stack's Bowers 2020 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71029
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This specimen was lot 71029 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, February 2020), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "HONG KONG. 5 Cents, 1903. London Mint. PCGS MS-63 Gold Shield. A blast white and fully lustrous little silver coin." This type was struck 1903-05.

Recorded mintage: 6,000,000 + proofs.

Specification: 1.36 g, 0.800 fine silver, 15.2 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-12.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Illustrated Catalog of Hong Kong Currency, Hong Kong: Mars Numismatic Co., 2012.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The February 2020 Collector's Choice sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2020.

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