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Slang terms[ edit ] In Hong Kong, the following are slang terms used to refer to various amounts of money: A slang term in English sometimes used for the Hong Kong dollar is "Honkie".
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The 1-mil and 1-cent were struck in bronze, with the 1 mil a holed coin. The remaining coins were struck in silver. Production of the 1-mil ended inwhilst that of the half-dollar and 1-dollar ceased inwith only the half-dollar now with the denomination given as 50 cents resuming production in Production of all silver coins was suspended inonly briefly resumed in and for the production of 5-cent coins.
Inthe last 1-cent coins were issued, but the last minting was These were not issued because the Japanese sank a ship carrying 1-cent coins bound for Hong Kong in the Second World War. The following yearcupro-nickel 5 and 10 cents were introduced, replaced by nickel in and nickel-brass between and Copper-nickel 50 cents were issued in and first bore the name "fifty cents" in both Chinese and English, but these were changed to nickel-brass in Incupro-nickel 1-dollar coins were introduced, these were then reduced in size in They were followed in by nickel-brass 20 cents and cupro-nickel 2-dollar both scallop shapedand in by decagonalcupro-nickel 5-dollar coin, changed to a round thicker shape in The 5-cent coin was last issued inbut last struck in Ina bimetallic dollar coin was introduced.
Most of the notes and coins in circulations feature Hong Kong's Bauhinia flower or other symbols. Coins with the Queen's portrait are still legal tender and can be seen, but these are slowly being phased out.
However, most still remain in legal tender and are in circulation. Because the redesign was highly sensitive with regard to political and economic reasons, the designing process of the new coins could not be entrusted to an artist but was undertaken by Joseph YamChief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authorityhimself who found in the bauhinia the requested "politically neutral design" and did a secret "scissors and paste job".
Under licence from the HKMA, three commercial banks issue their own banknotes for general circulation in the region. Notes are also issued by the HKMA itself. In most countries of the world the issue of banknotes is handled exclusively by a single central bank or government.
The arrangements in Hong Kong are unusual but not unique; a comparable system is used in the United Kingdomwhere seven banks issue banknotes.
Inthe first private bank, the Oriental Bankwas founded. Denominations issued in the s and s included 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, and dollars. These notes were not accepted by the Treasury for payment of government dues and taxesalthough they were accepted for use by merchants.
Under the Currency Ordinance ofbanknotes in denominations of 5 dollars and above issued by the three authorised local banks, the Mercantile Bank of India Limited, the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China and the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, were all declared legal tender.
The government took over production of 1 dollar notes. Inthe government introduced notes for 1, 5 and 10 cents due to the difficulty of transporting coins to Hong Kong caused by the Second World War a ship carrying 1-cent coins was sunk, making this unissued coin very rare. Just before the Japanese occupation, an emergency issue of 1 dollar notes was made consisting of overprinted Bank of China 5 yuan notes.
Inpaper money production resumed essentially unaltered from before the war, with the government issuing 1, 5 and 10 cents, and 1-dollar notes, and the three banks issuing 5, 10, 50, and dollar notes. Inthe 5-dollar notes were replaced by a coin, whilst 1,dollar notes were introduced in Indollar notes were introduced, whilst, ina dollar coin was introduced and the banks stopped issuing 10 dollar notes.
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After a less-than-successful trial from to to move the dollar denomination from the banknote format issued by the banks to the coin format Government-issued10 dollar banknotes are currently the only denomination issued by the HKMA, having acquired the note printing plant at Tai Po from the De La Rue Group of the UK on behalf of the Government.
The older dollar banknotes are, although rare and being phased out, still circulating.Samuel, who did not want to disclose his surname, made a surprising decision to return to Hong Kong after graduating from university in Melbourne in , as many people fled Hong Kong because.
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