Fiji: Coin Penny 1937 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Penny 1937
CoinPenny 1937

First Fiji Penny issue of George VI.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Penny 1937 - obverse photo

Above central hole, a crown; around hole, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Penny 1937 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date 1937; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1937 PENNY
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Penny 1937: Known varieties
Variety Proof Fiji / Penny 1937 / Proof - obverse photo Fiji / Penny 1937 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Penny 1937: References to Information Used
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Penny 1937: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1937
MonarchKing George VI
Face Value1 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage360,000
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26
Mass (g)6.3400
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Penny 1937: Photos
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1937
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Penny 1937: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 7