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Coin: Shilling 1957
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Year1957 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage400,000 (400000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 400,000 (400000) No mint mark
MaterialSilver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6000
Obverse

Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1957; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

SHILLING 1957 FIJI

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1957: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1957: Photos
Shilling 1957: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1957
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1957
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Shilling 1957: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1957
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1957
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Shilling 1957: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 23
Shilling 1957: 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 1957: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1957
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