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Coin: Halfpenny 1950
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Year1950 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage115,200 (115200)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 115,200 (115200)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerPercy Metcalfe
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, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH.

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

Central hole divides the date, 1950; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

HALFPENNY 1950 FIJI

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 115,000.

Halfpenny 1950: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1950: Photos
Halfpenny 1950: Photo Fiji 1950 1/2 penny
Fiji 1950 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1950: Photo Fiji 1950 1/2 penny
Fiji 1950 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1950: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1950
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1950
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Halfpenny 1950: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1950
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1950
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Halfpenny 1950: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 16
Halfpenny 1950: 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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Halfpenny 1950: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1950
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List of all (10) coins of type: Fiji / Half Penny
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