Penny 1956, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Penny 1956, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinPenny 1956

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage230,400
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Obverse
Fiji / Penny 1956 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Penny 1956 - reverse photo

Central hole divides the date 1956; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1956 PENNY
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 230,000.

Penny 1956: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Penny 1956: References to Information Used
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Penny 1956: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1956
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Mintage230,400
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size26.000 mm
Mass6.340 g
OCC IDKLBR-PERR-CMRB-EMNY
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Penny 1956: Photos
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1956
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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1956
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Penny 1956: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 21