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Coin: Two Cents 1978

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value2 (x Cent) TypeTwo Cents
Year1978 CurrentYes
Mintage1,504,000 (1.5 million)
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Australian Mint 1,504,000 (1.5 million) 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

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, by Arnold Machin. Around, ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978

Palm fan; on leaf, 2; below, cents.

Reverse inscription

2 cents

EdgePlain Edge inscription


Two Cents 1978: Known varieties
In sets 4,000
Proof 2,000 (included in main number)
Two Cents 1978: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 28
Two Cents 1978: References to Information Used
Royal Australian Mint 1978 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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Two Cents 1978: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - 2 Cents, Fiji, 1978
List of all (24) coins of type: Fiji / Two Cents
Two Cents 1969 Two Cents 1973 Two Cents 1975 Two Cents 1976 Two Cents 1977 Two Cents 1978
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