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Coin: One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative
Description

Independence Commemorative.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar Commemorative
Year1970 CurrentYes
Mintage30,000 (30000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 30,000 (30000)
Material Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a tiara (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH II FIJI 1970.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1970
Reverse

Dove with olive branch on shield flanked by palms, crown above.

Reverse inscription
Edge Edge inscription
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 15,000 (included in main number)
Silver proof 1,000 (hover mouse for text)
Medallic alignment unknown (included in main number)
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 33, KM# 33a (Silver proof)
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage Circulation and Silver proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Silver proof, Medallic alignment
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof, Silver proof, Medallic alignment
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