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This series began in 1975 to celebrate the Queens Royal visit to Hong Kong and Asia, where she became the first British Monarch to visit the crown colony of Hong Kong and also the first to visit Japan. The coin was so popular that it was struck every year after until 1987.

Hong Kong pair, gold $1000, 1975, Royal Visit, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND, younger bust right, rev. arms with supporters, Royal Visit 1975 $1000, with Chinese characters, 15.97g, AGW 0.4708 oz, in NGC holder graded MS 63; together with gold planchet for Hong Kong $1000, 16.1g, in NGC holder labelled MINT ERROR. 32.07g in total.

Specification

Specification Value
Alloy 916.67 Fine Gold
Weight 15.97 g
Diameter 28.40mm
Reverse Designer Leslie Durbin, Elizabeth Haddon-Cave
Obverse Designer Arnold Machin
Specification Value
Quality Proof
Year 1975
Pure Metal Type Gold
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