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Coin: Fifty Cents 1976
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (dodecagonal)
Year1976 CurrentYes
Mintage805,000 (805000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 805,000 (805000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal - 12-sided)
Size (mm)31.6500 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.5500
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, by Arnold Machin. Around, ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Reverse

Takia (an outrigger sailing canoe, described on the mint sets as a "DRUA"), below, the denomination: 50 cents.

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

Reverse inscription

50 cents

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Fifty Cents 1976: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Silver proof 3,012 (hover mouse for text)
Fifty Cents 1976: Photos
Fifty Cents 1976: Photo Fiji, 50 cents, 1976
Fiji, 50 cents, 1976
Copyright: Shoaib Zaman Nusker (by permission)
Author:
Notes: Silver Proof.
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Fifty Cents 1976: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 36
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 36a (Silver proof)
Fifty Cents 1976: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Silver proof
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