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Coin: Penny 1955
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Penny) TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Year1955 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage230,400 (230400)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 230,400 (230400) No mint mark
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II 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, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

Central hole divides the date 1955; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1955 PENNY

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 230,000.

Penny 1955: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Penny 1955: Photos
Penny 1955: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1955
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1955
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: 1 Penny, Issued by, Fiji, 1955. Minted by Royal Mint, London.
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Penny 1955: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1955
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1955
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: 1 Penny, Issued by, Fiji, 1955. Minted by Royal Mint, London.
source
Penny 1955: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 21
Penny 1955: 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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Penny 1955: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1955 Elizabeth II Fiji Penny - Silveragecoins.com
Penny 1955: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1955
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