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Coin: Penny 1937
Description

First Fiji Penny issue of George VI.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Penny) TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Year1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage360,000 (360000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 360,000 (360000) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George VI 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 VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Central hole divides the date 1937; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1937 PENNY

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Penny 1937: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Penny 1937: Photos
Penny 1937: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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Notes: Proof.
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Penny 1937: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Penny 1937: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Penny 1937: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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Penny 1937: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 7
Penny 1937: 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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Penny 1937: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1937 George VI Fiji Penny - Silveragecoins.com
Penny 1937: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937 Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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