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Coin type: Twenty Cents
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value20 (x Cent)
Years produced1969 - ? CurrentYes
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)11.3100
Obverse

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Tabua on braided sennit cord (a Fijian traditional cultural gift, the polished tooth of a sperm whale); above, 20; below, cents. Contrary to popular belief, these objects were not used as currency.

The design is by J. Ken Payne from Suva, Fiji.

Reverse inscription

20 cents

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

List of 31 coins of type: Twenty Cents from Fiji
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Twenty Cents 1969 2,010,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Twenty Cents 1973 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Twenty Cents 1974 252,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1974
Twenty Cents 1975 352,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Twenty Cents 1976 405,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Twenty Cents 1977 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
Twenty Cents 1978 408,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Twenty Cents 1979 500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Twenty Cents 1980 1,016,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Twenty Cents 1981 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Twenty Cents 1982 1,503,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Twenty Cents 1983 3,006,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Twenty Cents 1984 5,005,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Twenty Cents 1985 240,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1985
Twenty Cents 1986 360,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Twenty Cents 1987 360,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Twenty Cents 1990 1,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Twenty Cents 1992 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Twenty Cents 1994 500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Twenty Cents 1995 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Twenty Cents 1996 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1996
Twenty Cents 1997 153,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1997
Twenty Cents 1998 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1998
Twenty Cents 1999 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Twenty Cents 2000 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2000
Twenty Cents 2003 South Pacific Games 1,540,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2003
Twenty Cents 2006 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2006
Twenty Cents 2009 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2009
Twenty Cents 2010 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2010
Twenty Cents 2012 unknown Kakā FIJI 2012
Twenty Cents 2013 unknown Kakā FIJI 2013
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