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Coin type: Fifty Cents
Description

Until 1987, Fiji fifty cent coins were the same size and shape as their Australian counterparts.

In 1990, Fiji switched to coins of the same size as the earlier (large) dodecagonal coins but made of steel instead of copper-nickel.

In 2009, Fiji switched to a new type of fifty cent coins. These are smaller in size than the earlier ones and have a round shape. The 2009 issue retained the old design and the Queen's effigy (even though Fiji was already a republic at the time).

After Fiji was fully suspended from the Commonwealth of Nations in September 2009, new coins featuring native animals in place of the Queen were minted by the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg in 2012, becoming available in 2013.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types Fifty Cents (dodecagonal)
Fifty Cents (dodecagonal, steel)
Fifty Cents (round, steel)
Face value50 (x Cent)
Years produced1975 - ? CurrentYes
Material Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeOther
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

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Reverse

Reverse inscription

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

List of 28 coins of type: Fifty Cents from Fiji
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Fifty Cents 1975 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1976 805,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1978 6,006 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1978 Australia Mule unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA [year]
Fifty Cents 1979 264,004 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1980 Independence 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1980 318,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1981 510,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1982 1,003,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1983 3,003,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1984 5,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1986 160,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1987 160,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1990 800,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1992 280,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1994 480,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1995 480,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1996 560,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1997 536,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1998 536,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 1999 536,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2000 536,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2003 Wildlife, Blackfaced Loffler unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2003 Wildlife, Neon Pitta unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2009 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2010 Year of the Tiger 6,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2012 unknown FIJI [year]
Fifty Cents 2013 unknown FIJI [year]