Fiji: Coin One Cent 1973 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin One Cent 1973
CoinOne Cent 1973

MintRoyal 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 1973.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Reverse

Tanoa kava bowl divides denomination, 1 cent.

The model for this yaqona (kava) communal mixing and serving bowl belonged to King Cakobau (1817 - 1883) and is in the Fiji Museum in Suva.

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

Reverse Inscription 1 cent
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
One Cent 1973: References to Information Used
All Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: One Cent (27)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
One Cent 1969 11,010,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
One Cent 1973 3,000,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
One Cent 1975 2,064,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
One Cent 1976 2,005,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
One Cent 1977 FAO 3,000,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
One Cent 1978 FAO 3,034,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
One Cent 1979 FAO 2,500,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
One Cent 1980 FAO 316,500 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
One Cent 1981 FAO 4,043,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
One Cent 1982 FAO 5,000,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
One Cent 1983 3,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
One Cent 1984 2,295,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
One Cent 1985 unknown Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1985
One Cent 1986 3,400,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
One Cent 1987 3,400,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
One Cent 1990 8,500,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
One Cent 1992 16,200,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
One Cent 1994 7,800,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
One Cent 1995 6,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
One Cent 1997 12,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1997
One Cent 1999 14,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
One Cent 2001 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2001
One Cent 2002 5,880,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2002
One Cent 2003 8,030,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2003
One Cent 2004 8,840,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2004
One Cent 2005 9,720,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2005
One Cent 2006 unknown Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2006
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One Cent 1973: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Cent
Issued1973
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage3,000,000 (3.0 million)
RarityC (Common)
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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One Cent 1973: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 27