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Coin: Fifty Cents 1980
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (dodecagonal)
Year1980 CurrentYes
Mintage318,500 (318500)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 318,500 (318500)
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 1980.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
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 inscription50 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1980: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 2,500 (included in main number)
Fifty Cents 1980: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 36
Fifty Cents 1980: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 1980 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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