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Coin: Fifty Cents 2013 Iliesa Delana

The Iliesa Delana commemorative 50 cent circulation coin was officially launched on 18 September 2013 in recognition of the magnificent London 2012 Paralympic Games Gold medal win by Mr Iliesa Delana.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value50 (x Cent) TypeFifty Cents (round, steel)
Year2013 CurrentYes
Mintage500,000 (500000) RarityC (Common)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Canadian Mint No mint mark 500,000 (500000), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialNickel-plated steel Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)26.5000 Thickness (mm)1.7200
Mass (g)6.5500

The obverse of this commemorative 50 cent coin features the Fijian Coat of Arms, dividing FIJI on the left and the date 2013 on the right. The value and denomination 50 cents are below.

Obverse inscription FIJI 2013 50 cents

The reverse features Iliesa Delana at the London 2012 Paralympic Games performing the high jump which won him the gold medal. His name Iliesa Delana is horizontally below the bar; around above right, PARALYMPIAN; around below, 2012 HIGH JUMP GOLD MEDALLIST.

Reverse inscriptionPARALYMPIAN Iliesa Delana 2012 HIGH JUMP GOLD MEDALLIST
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 2013 Iliesa Delana: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 515
Fifty Cents 2013 Iliesa Delana: References to Information Used
Reserve Bank of Fiji 2013 Mintage link
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
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