Hong Kong 1975 1000 dollars

From CoinFactsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Sincona sale 38, lot 1434
This specimen was lot 1434 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 850 CHF (about US$1,020 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HONGKONG, Elizabeth II. 1952-2007 1000 Dollar 1975. Royal Visit. Polierte Platte. FDC. (Hong Kong, Elizabeth II, 1952-2007, thousand dollars of 1975, for the Royal Visit, Choice Proof.)"
This NCLT was used to commemorate a visit by HM the Queen. The format was recycled for a series of commemoratives honoring the Chinese zodiac, commencing with KM-40.

Recorded mintage: 15,000 plus 5,005 proofs.

Specification: 15.97 g, .917 fine gold, this specimen 16.08 g.

Catalog reference: KM 38. Fr-1.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

Link to: