1 Cent, Issued by Hong Kong, 1919 H
Minted by The Mint, Birmingham
Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
At centre within a beaded circle, four Chinese characters; around above, HONG-KONG; below, . ONE CENT 1919 .; the mint mark H above top Chinese character
Donation from Mr John P. Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Type of item
27.6 mm (Outside Diameter), 7.69 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.