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Coin: Threepence 1963
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence
Year1963 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage240,000 (240000)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint London 240,000 (240000) No mint mark
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber) DesignerReginald George James Berry
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal (12-sided))
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.1700
Obverse

Crowned head of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials, CT, incuse on bust truncation.

Obverse inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1963; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse inscription

FIJI 1963 THREE PENCE

Edge Edge inscription

Threepence 1963: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof unknown
Threepence 1963: Photos
Threepence 1963: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1963
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1963
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Threepence 1963: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1963
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1963
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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Threepence 1963: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 22
Threepence 1963: 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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Threepence 1963: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1963
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