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Coin: Fifty Cents 1995
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (dodecagonal, steel)
Year1995 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage480,000 (480000) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 480,000 (480000), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialNickel-plated steel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal - 12-sided)
Size (mm)31.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)13.4300
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Reverse

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

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

Reverse inscription50 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1995: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 54a
Fifty Cents 1995: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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