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Coins of the Hong Kong dollar
In the eighteen century 1 mil, 1 and 10 cent coins were introduced, followed by 5 and
20 cents, ½ and 1 dollar. The 1 mil and 1 cent in bronze, with the 1
mil a holed coin. The remaining coins in silver. Production of the 1 mil
ended in 1866, whilst that of the ½ and 1 dollar ceased in 1868
In the thirties the last 1 cent coins
were not issued because of the Second World War. But
cupro-nickel 5 and 10 cents were introduced, replaced by nickel and
nickel-brass in the forties. Copper-nickel 50 cents were issued in the fifties ,
but changed to Nickel-brass in the seventies.
In 1the sixtiwes cupro-nickel 1 dollar coins were introduced followed by
scallop shaped nickel-brass 20 cents and cupro-nickel 2 dollars and by decagonal, cupro-nickel 5 dollars. The 5 cent was last issued in
the seventies,and in the nineties a bimetallic 10 dollar coin was introduced.
Prior to the establishment of the SAR, coins with Queen
Elizabeth II's portrait were gradually withdrawn from circulation. They are still legal
, but are slowly being phased out.