Fiji: Coin Fifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Fifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan
CoinFifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan

The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) announced on 20 April 2017 a circulation $7 banknote and a 50 cents coin commemorating Fiji Rugby 7s Gold Medal win at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

The coin is round shaped with milled edges with dodecagon inside edges.

MintRoyal Canadian Mint
Obverse

The obverse of the 50 cents coin features the word FIJI and the issuing year 2017 with the denomination and value 50 cents to the left and a small representation of the Fijian Coat of Arms to the right.

The main image is that of Fiji Rugby 7s Olympic Coach, Mr Ben Ryan CF, sitting on the Sigatoka Sand Dunes with arms folded
with the ocean as the backdrop and the words BEN RYAN SEVENS HEAD COACH inscribed around the coin in a semi-circle.

Obverse Inscription FIJI 2017 50 cents BEN RYAN SEVENS HEAD COACH
Reverse

The reverse of the coin features the words FIJI RUGBY 7s. The main image is that of Fiji rugby 7s team in their pre-game iconic bonding mode with the words GOLD OLYMPIANS inscribed on the bottom of the coin.

Reverse Inscription FIJI RUGBY 7s GOLD OLYMPIANS
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Fifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan: References to Information Used
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Reserve Bank of Fiji 2017 Mint link
Reserve Bank of Fiji 2017 Mintage link
All Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: Fifty Cents (28)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Fifty Cents 1975 1,000,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Fifty Cents 1976 805,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Fifty Cents 1978 6,006 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Fifty Cents 1978 Australia Mule unknown Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1978
Fifty Cents 1979 264,004 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Fifty Cents 1980 Independence 10,000 FIJI 1980
Fifty Cents 1980 318,500 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Fifty Cents 1981 511,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Fifty Cents 1982 1,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Fifty Cents 1983 3,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Fifty Cents 1984 5,000,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Fifty Cents 1986 160,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Fifty Cents 1987 160,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Fifty Cents 1990 800,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Fifty Cents 1992 280,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Fifty Cents 1994 480,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Fifty Cents 1995 480,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Fifty Cents 1996 560,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1996
Fifty Cents 1997 536,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1997
Fifty Cents 1998 536,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1998
Fifty Cents 1999 536,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Fifty Cents 2000 536,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2000
Fifty Cents 2006 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2006
Fifty Cents 2009 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2009
Fifty Cents 2012 unknown FIJI 2012 Varivoce
Fifty Cents 2013 unknown FIJI 2013 Varivoce
Fifty Cents 2013 Iliesa Delana 500,000 FIJI 2013 50 cents
Fifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan 1,000,000 FIJI 2017 50 cents BEN RYAN SEVENS HEAD COACH
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Fifty Cents 2017 Ben Ryan: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeFifty Cents (round, steel)
Issued2017
Face Value50 (x Cent)
CurrentYes
Mintage1,000,000
RarityC (Common)
MaterialNickel-plated steel
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)26.5000
Thickness (mm)1.7200
Mass (g)6.5500
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