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Coin: Sixpence 1934
Description

First issue for Fiji.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value6 (x Penny) TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Year1934 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage160,000 (160000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 160,000 (160000)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1934; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse inscriptionFIJI 1934 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Sixpence 1934: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Sixpence 1934: Photos
Sixpence 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Notes: Proof.
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Sixpence 1934: Photo Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
source
Sixpence 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 6 pence
Fiji 1934 6 pence
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Notes: Proof.
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Sixpence 1934: Photo Fiji 1934 6 pence
Fiji 1934 6 pence
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Notes: Proof.
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Sixpence 1934: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Sixpence 1934: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Author:
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Sixpence 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 3
Sixpence 1934: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Varieties link Proof
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Sixpence 1934: Some useful external links
Fiji 1934 6 pence - CoinFactsWiki Museums Victoria: Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
Museums Victoria: Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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List of all (15) coins of type: Fiji / Sixpence
Sixpence 1934 Sixpence 1935 Sixpence 1936 Sixpence 1937 Sixpence 1938 Sixpence 1940
Sixpence 1941 Sixpence 1942 Sixpence 1943 Sixpence 1953 Sixpence 1958 Sixpence 1961
Sixpence 1962 Sixpence 1965 Sixpence 1967