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Coin: Shilling 1938
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Year1938 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage40,000 (40000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 40,000 (40000) No mint mark
Material0.500 Silver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6600
Obverse

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1938; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

SHILLING 1938 FIJI

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1938: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1938: Photos
Shilling 1938: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
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Shilling 1938: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
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Shilling 1938: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 12
Shilling 1938: 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 1938: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
List of all (13) coins of type: Fiji / Shilling
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Shilling 1942 Shilling 1943 Shilling 1957 Shilling 1958 Shilling 1961 Shilling 1962
Shilling 1965