Presently, there are only two SARs viz: Hong Kong (formerly a British territory/colony) and Macau (formerly a Portuguese territory/Colony).
Both Hong Kong and Macau are responsible for all internal matters including in executive, legislative and independent judicial powers and have their own codified constitutions (called the “Basic Law"), except for diplomatic relations and National Defence which is a prerogative of the People’s Republic of China.
The 50 cents coin was first issued in 1951 and then again in 1977, and on the obverse showed the portrait of “Queen Elizabeth II” with her name mentioned as “QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND”.
Bauhinia is the flower emblem of Hong Kong - a stylised orchid tree flower appears on the Hong Kong flag and Hong Kong Airlines uses "Bauhinia" as its radio call-sign in Air Traffic communications.
The Back of the $10 Banknote, showing the two lion statues outside the outside the HSBA Main building in Hongkong - the lion on the left is called "Stephen" and the lion on the right is called "Stitt. They are seen as the key symbols of HSBC, which is sometimes called by the nickname "the Lion Bank". Also seen on this face of the Banknote is an two-masted wooden sailboat called "Junk" and a modern day ship.
The above is an image of the lion on the Left - "Stephen".
The above is an image of the lion on the Right - "Stitt".
The above is the front and back of a $20 Bank Note issued by the Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited on 1st January 2009 (under the 2003 Series). This Note shows the Peak Tower. The mascot for the design is the “Bank of China Tower”.
1) Shanghai-Museum- A Treasure trove of Ancient Chinese, Indian and Islamic coins
2) Currency-and-Coins-of-Macau: A Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
3) Currency of the People's Republic of China: Renminbi : yuans and fen
4) Yuan Shih-Kai or "Fatman" or "Big Head" silver dollar