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Coin: Threepence 1952
Description

Last issue for King George VI.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence
Year1952 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage400,000 (400000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 400,000 (400000)
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 1952; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse inscriptionFIJI 1952 THREE PENCE
Edge Edge inscription
Threepence 1952: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Threepence 1952: Photos
Threepence 1952: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
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Threepence 1952: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
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Threepence 1952: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 18
Threepence 1952: 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 1952: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
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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