5 Cents, Issued by, Hong Kong, 1893
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Diademed head of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre, within a circle of dots, four Chinese characters; around, . HONG - KONG . FIVE CENTS 1893

Edge Description



The 5 cents denomination was introduced in 1866 and struck at the Hong Kong mint until its closure in 1868. Thereafter the coins were struck in Britain, either at the Royal Mint, London or at Heaton & Sons, Birmingham.

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