1899 Colonial Hong Kong China 10 Cents Silver Coin, Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria Hong-Kong
1899 Silver 10 Cents
Obv: VICTORIA QUEEN Queen's head left.
Silver Hong Kong ten cents coin
The ten cent coin was first issued as a silver coin of 80% fineness in 1866. Before the Second World War the coin was first made of .800 purity silver, with a weight of 2.82 g, thickness of 1.1 mm and diameter of 17.50 mm with a reeded edge. The first ten-cent coin, issued in 1863, featured the portrait of Queen Victoria on its obve