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Coin: One Dollar 1996
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value1 (x Dollar) TypeOne Dollar Circulating (Large)
Year1996 CurrentYes
Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million) RarityC (Common)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 1,000,000 (1.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
MaterialAluminium-Bronze Designer
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)8
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, the monarch's legend and date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 1996. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1996
Reverse

In the centre of the coin, a saqamoli (also spelled saqa moli - a native earthenware water vessel consisting of three conjoined spherical bulbs joined together by cylindrical stirrups coming together at the centre). Above, the denomination and value $1. Around below, SAQAMOLI.

Reverse inscription$1 SAQAMOLI
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
One Dollar 1996: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 73
One Dollar 1996: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
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List of all (12) coins of type: Fiji / One Dollar
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