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Coin: Halfpenny 1940
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Year1940 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage24,000 (24000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 24,000 (24000)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George VI Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.3000
Obverse

Above central hole, a crown; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Central hole divides the date, 1940; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

HALFPENNY 1940 FIJI

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Halfpenny 1940: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1940: Photos
Halfpenny 1940: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Halfpenny 1940: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Halfpenny 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 14
Halfpenny 1940: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Halfpenny 1940: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
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List of all (10) coins of type: Fiji / Half Penny
Halfpenny 1934 Halfpenny 1940 Halfpenny 1941 Halfpenny 1942 Halfpenny 1943 Halfpenny 1949
Halfpenny 1950 Halfpenny 1951 Halfpenny 1952 Halfpenny 1954