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Coin: Penny 1943
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Penny) TypePenny (Brass)
Year1943 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage1,000,000 (1.0 million)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
United States Mint, San Francisco Letter S 1,000,000 (1.0 million)
MaterialBrass DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George VI Effigy
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.3400
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Central hole divides the date 1943; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY; the mint mark, S, below the hole.

Reverse inscriptionFIJI 1943 PENNY
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Penny 1943: Photos
Penny 1943: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1943
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1943
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Penny 1943: Photo Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1943
Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1943
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Penny 1943: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 7a
Penny 1943: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Penny 1943: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1943S George VI Fiji Penny - Silveragecoins.com
Penny 1943: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1943
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List of all (25) coins of type: Fiji / Penny
Penny 1934 Penny 1935 Penny 1936 (King Edward VIII) Penny 1936 (King George V) Penny 1937 Penny 1940
Penny 1941 Penny 1942 Penny 1943 Penny 1945 Penny 1949 Penny 1950
Penny 1952 Penny 1954 Penny 1955 Penny 1956 Penny 1957 Penny 1959
Penny 1961 Penny 1963 Penny 1964 Penny 1965 Penny 1966 Penny 1967
Penny 1968