One Cent, Coin Type from Fiji - detailed information

One Cent, Coin Type from Fiji (issued 1969 - 2006)
Coin TypeOne Cent

In 1969, Fiji changed to a decimal currency. The currency structure was the 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c and 20c coins, and the $0.50, $1, $2, $5, $10, and $20 notes.

In October 2008, the issuance of 1 and 2 cents coins ceased. In February 2009, a new set of smaller size and lighter coins were introduced. The larger size coins of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents as well as the 1 and 2 cents were demonetised in April 2009.

From 1969 to 1987, one cent coins were bronze and measured 17.5 mm, with a mass of 1.9 g.
From 1990 to 2005, one cent coins were copper-plated zinc and measured 17.53 mm, with a mass of 1.58 g.
The 2006 issue was copper-plated steel and measured 17.5 mm, with a mass of 1.76 g.

Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend, date.

Throughout the existence of the denomination, the only monarch was Queen Elizabeth II and the legend used was ELIZABETH II FIJI.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Reverse

Tanoa kava bowl divides denomination, 1 cent.

The model for this yaqona (kava) communal mixing and serving bowl belonged to King Cakobau (1817 - 1883) and is in the Fiji Museum in Suva.

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

Reverse Inscription 1 cent
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: One Cent - (27) Coins
Coin NameReverseObverseDetails
One Cent 1969 Fiji / One Cent 1969 - reverse photo Fiji / One Cent 1969 - obverse photo Material:
Mints:
- Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint): 11,000,000
- Royal Mint: 10,000
Total Mintage: 11,010,000
One Cent 1973 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 3,000,000
One Cent 1975 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,064,000
One Cent 1976 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,005,000
One Cent 1977 FAO Material:
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 3,000,000
One Cent 1978 FAO Fiji / One Cent 1978 FAO - reverse photo Fiji / One Cent 1978 FAO - obverse photo Material:
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 3,034,000
One Cent 1979 FAO Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,500,000
One Cent 1980 FAO Fiji / One Cent 1980 FAO - reverse photo Fiji / One Cent 1980 FAO - obverse photo Material:
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Mintage: 316,500
One Cent 1981 FAO Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 4,043,000
One Cent 1982 FAO Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 5,000,000
One Cent 1983 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 3,003,000
One Cent 1984 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 2,295,000
One Cent 1985 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: unknown
One Cent 1986 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 3,400,000
One Cent 1987 Material:
Mint: Royal Mint
Mintage: 3,400,000
One Cent 1990 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 8,500,000
One Cent 1992 Fiji / One Cent 1992 - reverse photo Fiji / One Cent 1992 - obverse photo Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 16,200,000
One Cent 1994 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 7,800,000
One Cent 1995 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 6,000,000
One Cent 1997 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 12,000,000
One Cent 1999 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 14,000,000
One Cent 2001 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: unknown
One Cent 2002 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 5,880,000
One Cent 2003 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 8,030,000
One Cent 2004 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 8,840,000
One Cent 2005 Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: 9,720,000
One Cent 2006 Fiji / One Cent 2006 - reverse photo Fiji / One Cent 2006 - obverse photo Material:
Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Mintage: unknown
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One Cent: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
From1969
To2006
Face Value1 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size
Mass
One Cent: Photos
ImageDetails
Fiji, Elizabeth II, Cent, 2006
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Fiji, Elizabeth II, Cent, 2006
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