20 Cents, Issued by, Hong Kong, 1888
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Diademed head of Queen Victoria, neck bare, facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of dots, four chinese characters; around, . HONG - KONG . TWENTY CENTS 1888

Edge Description



The 20 cent denomination was introduced in 1866 and was struck at the Hong Kong Mint until its closure in 1868. From 1972 the coins were struck in Britain either at the Royal Mint, London or at Heaton & Sons, Birmingham. They wer legal tender up to $2.

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