Fiji: Coin Five Cents 1980 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Five Cents 1980
CoinFive Cents 1980

MintRoyal Australian Mint
Obverse

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 1980.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Reverse

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 Inscription 5 cents
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Five Cents 1980: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 2,500 (included in total)
Five Cents 1980: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 1980 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
All Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: Five Cents (29)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Five Cents 1969 9,210,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Five Cents 1973 600,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Five Cents 1974 608,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1974
Five Cents 1975 1,008,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Five Cents 1976 1,205,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Five Cents 1977 960,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
Five Cents 1978 882,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Five Cents 1979 1,500,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Five Cents 1980 2,508,500 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Five Cents 1981 1,980,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Five Cents 1982 2,703,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Five Cents 1983 3,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Five Cents 1984 5,005,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Five Cents 1986 1,200,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Five Cents 1987 1,200,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Five Cents 1990 4,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Five Cents 1992 7,700,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Five Cents 1994 500,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Five Cents 1995 FAO 300,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Five Cents 1997 4,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1997
Five Cents 1998 3,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1998
Five Cents 1999 3,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Five Cents 2000 3,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2000
Five Cents 2006 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2006
Five Cents 2009 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2009
Five Cents 2010 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2010
Five Cents 2012 unknown Fiji 2012 Nuqa roro
Five Cents 2013 unknown Fiji 2013 Nuqa roro
Five Cents 2014 unknown Fiji 2014 Nuqa roro
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Five Cents 1980: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeFive Cents Old
Issued1980
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value5 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage2,508,500 (2.5 million)
RarityC (Common)
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.4100
Mass (g)
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Five Cents 1980: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 29