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Coin: Halfpenny 1954
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1/2 (x Penny) TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Year1954 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage228,000 (228000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 228,000 (228000) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)21 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.3000
Obverse

Above central hole, a crown; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

Central hole divides the date, 1954; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

HALFPENNY 1954 FIJI

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Halfpenny 1954: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Halfpenny 1954: Photos
Halfpenny 1954: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
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Notes: Proof.
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Halfpenny 1954: Photo Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Halfpenny 1954: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Halfpenny 1954: Photo Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Halfpenny 1954: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 20
Halfpenny 1954: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Halfpenny 1954: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954 Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1954
1/2 Penny - Elizabeth II (1954) Fiji KM# 20 - CoinsBook
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