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Coin: Penny 1934
Description

First penny issue of Fiji.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Penny) TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Year1934 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage480,000 (480000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 480,000 (480000) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George V Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.3400
Obverse

Above central hole, a crown; around hole, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Central hole divides the date 1934; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1934 PENNY

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Penny 1934: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Penny 1934: Photos
Penny 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
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Penny 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
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Notes: Proof.
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Penny 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 penny
Fiji 1934 penny
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Penny 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 penny
Fiji 1934 penny
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Penny 1934: Photo Fiji Islands 1934 Penny
Fiji Islands 1934 Penny
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Penny 1934: Photo Fiji Islands 1934 Penny
Fiji Islands 1934 Penny
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Penny 1934: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
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Penny 1934: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
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Penny 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 2
Penny 1934: 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
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Penny 1934: Some useful external links
Fiji 1934 penny - CoinFactsWiki Museum Victoria Collections: Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1934 1 Penny - George V (1934-1936) Fiji KM# 2 - CoinsBook
List of all (25) coins of type: Fiji / Penny
Penny 1934 Penny 1935 Penny 1936 (King George V) Penny 1936 (King Edward VIII) Penny 1937 Penny 1940
Penny 1941 Penny 1942 Penny 1943 Penny 1945 Penny 1949 Penny 1950
Penny 1952 Penny 1954 Penny 1955 Penny 1956 Penny 1957 Penny 1959
Penny 1961 Penny 1963 Penny 1964 Penny 1965 Penny 1966 Penny 1967
Penny 1968