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Coin: Halfpenny 1952
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Year1952 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage228,000 (228000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 228,000 (228000)
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, 1952; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

HALFPENNY 1952 FIJI

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Halfpenny 1952: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1952: Photos
Halfpenny 1952: Photo Fiji 1952 1/2 penny
Fiji 1952 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo Fiji 1952 1/2 penny
Fiji 1952 1/2 penny
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1952
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1952
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1952
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Halfpenny 1952: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 16
Halfpenny 1952: 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 1952: Some useful external links
Fiji 1952 1/2 penny - CoinFactsWiki Museums Victoria: Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1952
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List of all (10) coins of type: Fiji / Half Penny
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