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04 Sep 2020

Brit-Asia: My personal collection of Hong Kong coins

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Hello fellow numismatists!
In my last blog post, I talked about the history of Hong Kong's coins. Today I would like to share some of the older coins from my personal collection with you. Most of the coins have a young Queen Elizabeth II on them, but one has King George V portrayed on the reverse. I've also placed the coins next to some modern coinage so you can see the differences clearer. Other than that, "That's all, folks!"



Level 4

Cool! It is amazing how many different coins queen Elizabeth is on.


Level 5

Thanks for sharing! I have only one Hong Kong coin, and it's classified as modern

I. R. Bama

Level 5

Great coins, thanks for showing us

Nice pieces! It's great that you can put together one with the moderns to show some extra history.


Level 6

Thanks for a good blog! Nice collection!


Level 6

Interesting blog and collection.

It's Mokie

Level 6

Hong Kong has a long history of wonderful coinage. You should be very proud of your collection.


Level 5

Coinage from that era and location is fascinating. From the ending of the First Opium War to now, Hong Kong has and continues to be a hotbed of political and economic turmoil. During that time some beautiful coins have emerged. Nice Collection.


Level 7

Good blog. I'm not into works coins. I have a few. I like tokens from England. Thanks.for the information. Keep them coming.


Level 5

Nice collection. I always find it interesting all the different areas of collecting there are, and how people got started in that area. I haven't gotten into foreign coins so much., but want to look at them at next coin show.

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