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Coin: Threepence 1950
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence
Year1950 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage450,000 (450000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 450,000 (450000)
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber) DesignerReginald George James Berry
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal (12-sided))
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.1700
Obverse

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; the artist's initials, PM, below bust truncation.

Obverse inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1950; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1950 THREE PENCE

Edge Edge inscription

Threepence 1950: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Threepence 1950: Photos
Threepence 1950: Photo Fiji 1950 3 pence
Fiji 1950 3 pence
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Threepence 1950: Photo Fiji 1950 3 pence
Fiji 1950 3 pence
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Threepence 1950: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1950
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1950
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Threepence 1950: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1950
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1950
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Threepence 1950: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 18
Threepence 1950: 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
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Threepence 1950: Some useful external links
Fiji 1950 3 pence - CoinFactsWiki Museums Victoria: Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1950
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List of all (12) coins of type: Fiji / Threepence
Threepence 1947 Threepence 1950 Threepence 1952 Threepence 1955 Threepence 1956 Threepence 1958
Threepence 1960 Threepence 1961 Threepence 1963 Threepence 1964 Threepence 1965 Threepence 1967