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Coin: Shilling 1961
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Year1961 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage200,000 (200000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 200,000 (200000) 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 1961; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscription

SHILLING 1961 FIJI

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1961: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1961: Photos
Shilling 1961: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
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Shilling 1961: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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Shilling 1961: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 23
Shilling 1961: 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 1961: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
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