Fiji: Coin Penny 1956 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Penny 1956
CoinPenny 1956

MintRoyal Mint
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
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Krause catalogues list mintage of 230,000.

Penny 1956: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage 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)
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 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