Proof 10 Cents, Issued by Hong Kong, 1879
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen wearing an ornamental bodice facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre within beaded circle, four Chinese characters; around, . HONG-KONG . TEN CENTS 1879

Edge Description



Exhibited by the Sydney Mint at 1879 Sydney Exhibition, sold to Dr. Howat at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926, donated to collection in 1926.

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