Coin Type 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
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Hong Kong - 1975-1983 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents

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This section of Obscure Finds Numismatic Collection is made up of coins from the Hong Kong region and specializes in 1975-1983 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents coins from coin category Twenty-Cents . If you are looking for coin facts, numismatic data or simple melt value composition of the Hong Kong - 1975-1983 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents coin, you can find it here at Obscure Finds.

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Coin Type Coins
1975-1983 - Elizabeth II - Twenty-Cents Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 4 Coins
Copper : 8.216 Grams
Zinc : 2.08 Grams
Nickel : 0.104 Grams
Total Mass : 10.4 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 2.054 g $0.009
Zinc $1.048 $0.072 $0.002 0.52 g $0.001
Nickel $4.494 $0.308 $0.010 0.026 g $0.000
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.01
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 4 Coins: $0.044
- Precious Metal prices updated on 06-24-2017
4 Example Coins Found...

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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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