Halfpenny 1940, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Halfpenny 1940, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinHalfpenny 1940

MintRoyal Mint Mintage24,000
Obverse
Fiji / Halfpenny 1940 - obverse photo

Above central hole, a crown; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Halfpenny 1940 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date, 1940; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription HALFPENNY 1940 FIJI
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Halfpenny 1940: Known varieties
Variety Proof Fiji / Halfpenny 1940 / Proof - obverse photo Fiji / Halfpenny 1940 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Halfpenny 1940: References to Information Used
Halfpenny 1940: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeHalf Penny (CuproNickel)
Issued1940
MonarchKing George VI
Face Value1/2 (x Penny)
Mintage24,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)21
Mass (g)3.3000
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Halfpenny 1940: Photos
ImageDetails
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Proof.
Source
Proof Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1940
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
Source
Halfpenny 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 14