Penny 1966, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Penny 1966, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinPenny 1966

MintRoyal Mint Mintage720,000
Obverse

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

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse

Central hole divides the date 1966; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1966 PENNY
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
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Penny 1966: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypePenny (CuproNickel)
Issued1966
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
Face Value1 (x Penny)
Mintage720,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound with hole
Size (mm)26
Mass (g)6.3400
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Penny 1966: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 21