Fiji: Coin Type One Dollar Circulating (Large) - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Type One Dollar Circulating (Large) (issued 1995 - 2000)
Coin TypeOne Dollar Circulating (Large)

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls (effigy known as the "Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, the legend ELIZABETH II FIJI and the date. In tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM.

Obverse InscriptionELIZABETH II FIJI [year]
Reverse

In the centre of the coin, a saqamoli (also spelled saqa moli - a native earthenware water vessel consisting of three conjoined spherical bulbs joined together by cylindrical stirrups coming together at the centre). Above, the denomination and value $1. Around below, SAQAMOLI.

Reverse Inscription$1 SAQAMOLI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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One Dollar Circulating (Large): Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Sub-type ofOne Dollar
From1995
To2000
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)8