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Coin: Five Cents 1979
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents
Year1979 CurrentYes
Mintage1,500,000 (1.5 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 1,500,000 (1.5 million) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.4100 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, by Arnold Machin. Around, ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Reverse

Lali (a Fijian drum); above, 5; below, cents

Reverse inscription

5 cents

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Five Cents 1979: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 29
Five Cents 1979: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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