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Coin: One Cent 1980 FAO

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value1 (x Cent) TypeOne Cent
Year1980 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage316,500 (316500)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Australian Mint No mint mark 316,500 (316500)
Material Designer(unknown)
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) 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 1980.

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980

F.A.O. issue, named "RAISI" and featuring a rice plant at left, denomination 1 cent at right. Around, the motto GROW MORE FOOD.

Reverse inscriptionGROW MORE FOOD 1 cent
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
One Cent 1980 FAO: Known varieties
Proof 2,500 (included in main number)
One Cent 1980 FAO: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 39
One Cent 1980 FAO: References to Information Used
Royal Australian Mint 1980 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
One Cent 1980 FAO: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Cent, Fiji, 1980
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