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Coin: Sixpence 1936
Description

Last issue for King George V.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value6 (x Penny) TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Year1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage40,000 (40000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 40,000 (40000) No mint mark
Material.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 1936; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1936 SIXPENCE

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Sixpence 1936: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Sixpence 1936: Photos
Sixpence 1936: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
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Sixpence 1936: Photo Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Sixpence 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 3
Sixpence 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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Sixpence 1936: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
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