Hong Kong’s currency has undergone numerous changes through the decades and may soon be more widespread digitally as the city gears up to go cashless.

What is the currency of Hong Kong? How a city’s money came to be, from fresh bills to going cashless

  • First local bank issuing currency notes opened in 1845, and before that, myriad money types changed hands, from foreign silver coins to the Indian rupee
  • New bills set to be rolled out by the end of the year with fresh designs and advanced anti-counterfeit measures
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Hong Kong’s currency has undergone numerous changes through the decades and may soon be more widespread digitally as the city gears up to go cashless.
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