Penny 1945, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Penny 1945, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinPenny 1945

In 1945, Fiji Penny coins returned to the pre-war alloy.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage240,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Penny 1945 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Penny 1945 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date 1945; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1945 PENNY
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Penny 1945: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Penny 1945: References to Information Used
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Penny 1945: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1945
MonarchKing George VI
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Mintage240,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size26.000 mm
Mass6.340 g
OCC IDJWMR-AOQP-CKRM-EYPL
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Penny 1945: Photos
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1945
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1945
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Penny 1945: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 7