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Coin: Five Cents 1976

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value5 (x Cent) TypeFive Cents Old
Year1976 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage1,205,000 (1.2 million) RarityC (Common)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,205,000 (1.2 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Material DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.4100 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)

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

Lali (a Fijian drum carved from a solid log - the inside hollowed out), beaten with two sticks; above, 5; below, cents.

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

Reverse inscription5 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Five Cents 1976: Known varieties
Silver proof 3,012 (hover mouse for text)
Five Cents 1976: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 29
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 29a (Silver proof)
Five Cents 1976: References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Silver proof
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
American Bullion Inc. - Free Gold Guide
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