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Coin: Twenty Cents 1982
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value20 (x Cent) TypeTwenty Cents Old
Year1982 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage1,503,000 (1.5 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,503,000 (1.5 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Material DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

Draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing a tiara (effigy known as the "Second Portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the legend and date ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Reverse

Tabua on braided sennit cord (a Fijian traditional cultural gift, the polished tooth of a sperm whale); above, 20; below, cents. Contrary to popular belief, these objects were not used as currency.

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

Reverse inscription20 cents
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Twenty Cents 1982: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 3,000 (included in main number)
Twenty Cents 1982: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 31
Twenty Cents 1982: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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