Fiji: Coin Shilling 1935 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Shilling 1935
CoinShilling 1935

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1935 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin; the designer's initials are not displayed. Around, divided by the bust, the monarch's legend: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1935 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1935; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1935 FIJI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1935: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Shilling 1935: References to Information Used
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Shilling 1935: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Issued1935
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage180,000
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6600
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Shilling 1935: Photos
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1935
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1935
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Shilling 1935: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 4