Located on the first floor of Lee Quo Wei Academic Building, the Hong Kong Notes and Coins Gallery of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong is established under the auspices of the late Mr and Mrs Luk Shiu Man’s collection of rare Hong Kong notes and coins. The Gallery is open to the HSUHK community and visitors starting the Summer of 2021, showcasing the designs and changes of Hong Kong’s notes and commemorative coins in different eras.
The University expressed its heartfelt gratitude for the Luk family’s precious contribution towards the establishment of the Gallery, which is proudly presented as one of HSUHK’s major initiatives in promoting humanities as well as life and culture on campus.
The exhibits are presented in six sections according to the year of issue, including:
- 1926-1937：Hong Kong One Dollar, Five Dollars and Ten Dollars;
- 1935-1945：Hong Kong One Cent, Five Cents, Ten Cents, One Dollar, Five Dollars and Japanese Occupation Notes;
- 1945-1959：Hong Kong One Cent, Ten Cents, One Dollar, Ten Dollars and One Hundred Dollars；
- 1959-1965：Hong Kong Five Dollars, Ten Dollars, Fifty Dollars, One Hundred Dollars and One Thousand Dollars;
- 1965-1973：Hong Kong One Cent, Five Cents, Five Dollars, Ten Dollars, and One Hundred Dollars; and
- Hong Kong Twenty Dollars Commemorative Notes and Commemorative Gold Coins for 12 Chinese Zodiac Signs