Detailed information about Coin: Fifty Cents 1978 Australia Mule from Fiji
In 1978, the Royal Australian Mint minted Fiji coins as well as Australian coins. Their planchets being the same, an error was made where the wrong dies were paired - an Australian obverse with a Fiji reverse.
|Face value||50 (x Cent)||Type||Fifty Cents (dodecagonal)|
|Material||CuproNickel||Designer||J. Ken Payne|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Polygon (Dodecagonal - 12-sided)|
|Size (mm)||31.6500||Thickness (mm)|
Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, by Arnold Machin. Around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978.
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978|
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.
Duplication of listings is not nice, but - to assist people with finding the coin - it has been listed both in the Australia and Fiji sections.
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Australia KM# A72|
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