1899 Colonial Hong Kong China 10 Cents Silver Coin, Queen Victoria  Queen Victor

1899 Colonial Hong Kong China 10 Cents Silver Coin, Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria Hong-Kong

Hong-Kong

1899 Silver 10 Cents






Weight: 2.8 grams Size: 17.8 mm Material: Silver .800

 

 

Obv: VICTORIA QUEEN Queen's head left.

Rev: HONG-KONG FIVE CENTS, in Chinese 1899.

Edge: Reeded

 

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