Fiji: Coin One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative - detailed information

Fiji: Coin One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative
CoinOne Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative

Independence Commemorative.

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 1970.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1970
Reverse

Dove with olive branch on shield flanked by palms, crown above.

Reverse Inscription
Edge
Edge Inscription
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof 15,000 (included in main number)
Silver proof 1,000 28.28g silver (0.925). Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1649 - 1971 lists all proofs as being of medallic alignment.
Medallic alignment unknown (included in main number)
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage Circulation and Silver proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Silver proof, Medallic alignment
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof, Silver proof, Medallic alignment
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One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeOne Dollar Commemorative
Issued1970
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Mintage30,000
Material
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 33, KM# 33a (Silver proof)