One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative, Coin from Fiji
CoinOne Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative

Independence Commemorative.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage30,000
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
EdgeEdge Inscription
One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 15,000 (included in total)
Variety Silver proof
Mintage 1,000
Details

28.28g silver (0.925). Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1649 - 1971 lists all proofs as being of medallic alignment.

Variety Medallic alignment
Mintage unknown (included in total)
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
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)
Mintage30,000
CurrentYes
Material
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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One Dollar 1970 Independence Commemorative: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 33, KM# 33a (Silver proof)