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Coin: Shilling 1934
Description

First issue for Fiji.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Year1934 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage360,000 (360000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 360,000 (360000) No mint mark
Material0.500 Silver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6600
Obverse

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1934; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

SHILLING 1934 FIJI

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1934: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1934: Photos
Shilling 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
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Notes: Proof.
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Shilling 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Shilling 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 shilling
Fiji 1934 shilling
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Notes: Proof.
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Shilling 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 shilling
Fiji 1934 shilling
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Notes: Proof.
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Shilling 1934: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
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Shilling 1934: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
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Shilling 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 4
Shilling 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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Shilling 1934: Some useful external links
Fiji 1934 shilling - CoinFactsWiki Museum Victoria Collections: Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1934
List of all (13) coins of type: Fiji / Shilling
Shilling 1934 Shilling 1935 Shilling 1936 Shilling 1937 Shilling 1938 Shilling 1941
Shilling 1942 Shilling 1943 Shilling 1957 Shilling 1958 Shilling 1961 Shilling 1962
Shilling 1965