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



The 10 cent denomination was introduced in 1863, struck at the Royal Mint, London until 1866. Between 1866 and 1868 the coins were struck at the Hong Kong mint but production returned to Britain after the closure of that mint to be shared betwee the Royal Mint and Hearton & Sons, Birmingham.

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