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Coin: Ten Cents 1999
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents Old
Year1999 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 2,000,000 (2.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Material DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.6000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Reverse

Ula tava tava (a Fijian throwing club); above, 10; below, cents.

The model for the coin was a prized possession of King Cakobau (1817 - 1883). It is now in the Fiji Museum in Suva.

The design is by J. Ken Payne from Suva, Fiji.

Reverse inscription10 cents
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1999: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 52a
Ten Cents 1999: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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