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Coin: Two Cents 1969
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value2 (x Cent) TypeTwo Cents
Year1969 CurrentYes
Mintage8,010,000 (8.0 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) 8,000,000 (8.0 million) No mint mark
Royal Mint 10,000 (10000) No mint mark
MaterialBronze DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21.1000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.8500
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, by Arnold Machin. Around, ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Reverse

Palm fan, common throughout Fiji, made of woven palm leaf material; on leaf, 2; below, cents.

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

Reverse inscription

2 cents

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Two Cents 1969: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Proof (Royal Mint London) 10,000 (included in main number)
Two Cents 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 28
Two Cents 1969: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
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Two Cents 1969: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 2 Cents, Fiji, 1969
List of all (24) coins of type: Fiji / Two Cents
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Two Cents 1979 Two Cents 1980 Two Cents 1981 Two Cents 1982 Two Cents 1983 Two Cents 1984
Two Cents 1985 Two Cents 1986 Two Cents 1987 Two Cents 1990 Two Cents 1992 Two Cents 1994
Two Cents 1995 Two Cents 2001 Two Cents 2002 Two Cents 2003 Two Cents 2004 Two Cents 2005