Coin Specifications

Region: Hong Kong  
Denomination: 20C  
Diameter: 19 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Copper [79%] 2.054 (g)
Zinc [20%] 0.52 (g)
Nickel ( 1% ) 0.026 (g)
Total Mass: 2.6 (g)

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1975-1983 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents

Hong Kong 1978 Twenty-Cents Coin Description

Hong Kong 1978  Elizabeth II 20 Cent ( 20C ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
Hong Kong 1978  Elizabeth II 20 Cent ( 20C ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 2.6 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 19 (mm)
Mint Year: 1978
Mint Mark:
Coin Name: Elizabeth II 20 Cent
Coin Rating:
Rated 0 out of 70 with 1 Verifications
Verified By:
Rating Value: 0
Obscure Finds Coin Collection (OFCC) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:117.448 Hong Kong 1978 20C ) and has given the item a grade of UNGRADED with serial number of: | OFCC:117.448
Coin Grade:
OFCC - UNGRADED
Grade Serial:
OFCC Serial: 117.448
Face Value:
( Hong Kong)
0.20
Attributes: Elizabeth II
Coin Notes: 2x2 holder
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Coin Type Description:

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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1975-1983
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 20C
Obverse Design: Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin
Reverse Design: Lettering: *HONG-KONG* 香 毫 · 貳 港 TWENTY CENTS 1975
Reverse Designer:
1955-1992 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents
KM#36

In 1975 a new coin was issued for the denomination. It was a scalloped shaped nickel-brass coin of 19 mm in diameter, weighing 2.59 g and with a thickness of 1.52 mm. The portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse was the one by Arnold Machin until 1983 and it was replaced in 1985 with one by Raphael Maklouf.

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20 Cents - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

KM# 36
Features
Country Hong Kong
Years 1975-1983
Value 20 Cents
0.2 HKD = 0.026 USD
Metal Nickel-brass
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.37 mm
Engraver Arnold Machin (obverse)
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Obverse
Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse
Lettering:
*HONG-KONG*

毫 · 貳

TWENTY CENTS 1975

Edge
Smooth

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Krause number KM# 36
Country Hong Kong
Period Queen Elizabeth II (1955 - 1992)
Coins type Circulation coins
Denomination 20 cents
Year 1978
Composition Nickel-Brass
Edge type Smooth
Shape Scallop
Alignment Medal (0°)
Weight (gr) 2.6
Diameter (mm) 19
Thickness (mm) 1.37

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20C 1978   Hong Kong
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Elizabeth II
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