Fiji: Coin Penny 1952 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Penny 1952
CoinPenny 1952

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Penny 1952 - obverse photo

Above central hole, a crown; around hole, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH.

Obverse Inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse
Fiji / Penny 1952 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date 1952; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1952 PENNY
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 230,000.

Penny 1952: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Penny 1952: References to Information Used
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Penny 1952: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1952
MonarchKing George VI
Face Value1 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage230,400
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26
Mass (g)6.3400
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Penny 1952: Photos
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1952
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1952
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Penny 1952: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 17