1 Mil, Issued by Hong Kong, 1865
Minted by Royal Mint, London
At centre, line square around circular central hole dividing the date 1865; above, crown; below, VR; around, HONG - KONG ONE MIL
Four Chinese characters about sides of line square around circular hole, character to left of square the Chinese "Wen"
Exhibited by the Sydney Mint at 1879 Sydney Exhibition, sold to Dr. Howat at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Dr William Howat, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
15 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.002 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.