Fiji: Coin Penny 1954 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Penny 1954
CoinPenny 1954

First penny issue in the name of Queen Elizabeth II.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Penny 1954 - obverse photo

Above central hole, a crown; around hole, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Penny 1954 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date 1954; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1954 PENNY
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 511,000.

Penny 1954: Known varieties
Variety Proof Fiji / Penny 1954 / Proof - obverse photo Fiji / Penny 1954 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Penny 1954: References to Information Used
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Penny 1954: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1954
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Face Value1 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage511,200
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26
Mass (g)6.3400
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Penny 1954: Photos
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1954
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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1954
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1954
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1954
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Penny 1954: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 21