Coin Type Specifications
Region: Hong Kong
Denomination: 10C
Diameter: 20.5 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Copper [79%] 3.5234 (g)
Zinc [20%] 0.892 (g)
Nickel [1%] 0.0446 (g)
Total Mass: 4.46 (g)

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1971-1980 - Elizabeth II - Ten-Cent
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Hong Kong - 1971-1980 - Elizabeth II - Ten-Cent

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Coin Type Coins
1971-1980 - Elizabeth II - Ten-Cent Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 4 Coins
Copper : 14.0936 Grams
Zinc : 3.568 Grams
Nickel : 0.1784 Grams
Total Mass : 17.84 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 3.5234 g $0.016
Zinc $1.048 $0.072 $0.002 0.892 g $0.002
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.0446 g $0.000
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.018
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 4 Coins: $0.075
- Precious Metal prices updated on 11-25-2017
4 Example Coins Found...

YEAR IMG COIN NAME COIN GRADE



Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1971-1980
Mint Marks: KN, H, None
Denomination: 10C
Obverse Design: Crowned head right Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Obverse Designer: Cecil Thomas
Reverse Design: English around central Chinese legend.
Reverse Designer:
1971-1980 - Elizabeth II - Ten-Cent
KM#28

NOTE:
If there is a Mintmark it is ...
H after S of CENTS or H below N of CENTS
KN after N of TEN is K and after S of CENTS is N
REF: en.Numista.com






10 Cents - Elizabeth II 1st portrait
KM# 28
Features
Country Hong Kong
Years 1955-1980
Value 10 Cents
0.10 HKD = 0.013 USD
Metal Nickel-brass
Weight 4.46 g
Diameter 20.5 mm
Thickness 1.92 mm
Engraver Cecil Thomas (obverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Obverse
Crowned head right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse
English around central Chinese legend.
NOTE: If there is a Mintmark it is ...
H after S of CENTS or H below N of CENTS
KN after N of TEN is K and after S of CENTS is N

Lettering:
香 港 HONG-KONG
毫 一 TEN CENTS 1965

Edge
Reeded or security edge (reeded)

REF





Mintage - Mintmarks

H = Heaton
KN = King's Norton

Year Mintage
1955 10,000,000
1956 3,110,000
1956H 4,488,000
1956KN 2,500,000
1957H 5,250,000
1957KN 2,800,000
1958KN 10,000,000
1959H 20,000,000
1960 12,500,000
1960H 10,000,000
1961 20,000,000
1961H 5,000,000
1961KN 5,000,000
1963 27,000,000
1963H 3,000,000
1964 9,000,000
1964H 21,000,000
1965 40,000,000
1965H 8,000,000
1967 10,000,000
1968H 15,000,000
1971H 22,000,000
1972KN 20,000,000
1973 2,250,000
1974 4,600,000
1975 44,840,000
1978 57,500,000
1979 101,500,000
1980 24,000,000 (very few actually issued)

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