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Coin: Shilling 1936
Description

Last issue of King George V.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Year1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage140,000 (140000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 140,000 (140000) 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 1936; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

SHILLING 1936 FIJI

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1936: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1936: Photos
Shilling 1936: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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Shilling 1936: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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Shilling 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 4
Shilling 1936: 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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Shilling 1936: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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