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Coin: Five Cents 1998
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents Old
Year1998 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage3,000,000 (3.0 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 3,000,000 (3.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Material DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.4100 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
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 1998. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1998
Reverse

Lali (a Fijian drum carved from a solid log - the inside hollowed out), beaten with two sticks; above, 5; below, cents.

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

Reverse inscription5 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1998: Photos
Five Cents 1998: Photo Five Cents
Five Cents
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Five Cents 1998: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 51a
Five Cents 1998: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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