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Coin: Halfpenny 1951
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Year1951 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, 1951; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

HALFPENNY 1951 FIJI

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 115,000.

Halfpenny 1951: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1951: Photos
Halfpenny 1951: Photo Fiji 1951 1/2 penny
Fiji 1951 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1951: Photo Fiji 1951 1/2 penny
Fiji 1951 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1951: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1951
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1951
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Halfpenny 1951: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1951
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1951
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Halfpenny 1951: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 16
Halfpenny 1951: 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
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Halfpenny 1951: Some useful external links
Fiji 1951 1/2 penny - CoinFactsWiki Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1951
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List of all (10) coins of type: Fiji / Half Penny
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