Florin 1965, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Florin 1965, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinFlorin 1965

MintRoyal Mint Mintage400,000
Obverse
Fiji / Florin 1965 - obverse photo

Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Florin 1965 - reverse photo

Shield of arms of Fiji, the English lion facing left above the Cross of St. George, in its paws, a cocoa pod; below in four quarters around the cross: sugar canes, a coconut palm, a bunch of bananas and the dove of peace (the main element of the flag of King Cakobau, first King of Fiji) the shield has no supporters and divides the date 1965; above, FIJI; below, FLORIN.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1965 FLORIN
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Florin 1965: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Florin 1965: References to Information Used
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Florin 1965: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeFlorin (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value2 (x Shilling)
Mintage400,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.3000
Mass (g)11.2000
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Florin 1965: Photos
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Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), Fiji, 1965
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Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), Fiji, 1965
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Florin 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 24