[SOLD!] 1951 Hong Kong 50 Cents Half Dollar Coin, King George VI. XF-/Scarce! (#263).
We have on offer here, the 1951 Hong Kong 50 Cents Half Dollar Coin, King George VI. XF-/Scarce!
"British Hong Kong (Chinese: 英屬香港) refers to Hong Kong as a Crown colony and later, a British Dependent Territory under British administration from 1841 to 1997 (excluding the Japanese occupation from 1941 to 1945)."
"The 1950s in Hong Kong began against a backdrop of the resumption of British sovereignty after the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong ended in 1945, and the renewal of the Nationalist-Communist Civil War in mainland China. It prompted a large influx of refugees from the mainland, causing a huge population surge: from 1945 to 1951, the population grew from 600,000 to 2.1 million. The government struggled to accommodate these immigrants. Unrest in China also prompted businesses to relocate their assets and capital from Shanghai to Hong Kong. Together with the cheap labour of the immigrants, the seeds of Hong Kong's economic miracle in the second half of the 20th century were sown."
Reverse: Chinese value within beaded circle, inscriptions, country & year.
Circulated, this is still very beautiful example of a beautiful scarce and rare trade coin! Feels & looks better in your hand! This unique piece can be yours today! Authenticity guaranteed for life! Fairly priced!
Note: Prices indicated are in Singapore $ Dollars
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