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Coin: Fifty Cents 1976

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (dodecagonal)
Year1976 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage805,000 (805000) RarityC (Common)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 805,000 (805000), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal - 12-sided)
Size (mm)31.6500 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.5500

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976

Takia (an outrigger sailing canoe, described on the mint sets as a "drua"), below, the value and denomination: 50 cents.

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

Reverse inscription50 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 1976: Known varieties
Silver proof 3,012 (hover mouse for text)
Fifty Cents 1976: Photos
Fifty Cents 1976: Photo Fiji, 50 cents, 1976
Fiji, 50 cents, 1976
Copyright: Shoaib Zaman Nusker (by permission)
Notes: Silver Proof.
Fifty Cents 1976: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 36
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 36a (Silver proof)
Fifty Cents 1976: References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Silver proof
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Gold and Silver in Singapore
Bullion Star - Buy and Store Gold and Silver in Singapore
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