Proof 10 Cents, Issued by Hong Kong, 1888
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen wearing an ornamental bodice facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre within beaded circle, four Chinese characters; around, . HONG-KONG . TEN CENTS 1888

Edge Description



It is probable that this coin was included in the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint's exhibit in the Melbourne International Centennial Exhibition,1888-89 (the exact date of it's arrival in Melbourne has not been found)

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